Opportunity Details

Senior Services
Caring for People

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Friendly Visitor and Small Tasks for Seniors

Assist senior participants throughout DuPage County in a safe and timely manner with small tasks and friendly companionship.

Essential Functions:

• Perform small tasks for the senior participant – take out the garbage, change        light bulbs, assist with moving heavy items/furniture, bring in the mail, put up or take down seasonal decorations, etc.

• Provide conversation and social interaction and brief moments of companionship

• Observe each senior participant at the time of the friendly visit – follow up with DCSS’s Daily Well-Being Check-up procedures and initiate action and/or follow-up

• Report to DSCC if participant does not answer the door

Position Requirements

• Must have vehicle with valid driver’s license plates, insurance and driver’s license • Must be able to read a map and follow directions

All volunteers must attend volunteer orientation and have a background check.

This position is non-clinical and does not involve physical contact with the senior participant or involve transportation or the senior participant.

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Volunteers needed through 6/30/2021

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