Volunteer : Kids & Seniors

Volunteer Driver

Provide local rides for seniors.  Your own vehicle and insurance required.  Especially in need of drivers available during the work day and/or ok with dogs in your vehicle.  Background check required, minimum 6-month commitment preferred.  Learn more about volunteering with the Village.

Play with Kids

Assist kids with a simple, fun activity at the weekly Farmers Market (so our Membership Manager can talk to their parents).  Fridays, June through September, 3:30 to 7:30 pm.  Background check required.

Create a Dementia-Friendly Community

Join the PNA’s trail-blazing efforts to create a dementia-friendly community.  Our volunteer Team Members help develop, staff and support programming designed to support participants with Early Stage Memory Loss (ESML).  Activities include a support group, the Gathering Place (a weekly class designed to build on strengths and engage the mind and body) and a chorus.  Activities generally happen between 10 am and 5 pm during the work week and Team Members are expected to attend some of them.  Ideal candidates have some experience working with seniors or an interest in working with people with ESML.  Background check required, must be 21+, yearlong commitment requested.

Volunteer Instructors

Teach a class for seniors: outdoor photography, medical/health-related topics, social media, Windows 10, Excel, Skype, digitizing/organizing your documents/photos, ukulele or another instrument, cooking, paper making, or some other fun idea you might have. Class(es) occur during weekdays.  Background check required.

Health Advocate

Trained Volunteer Health Advocates support Village members in navigating the healthcare system and managing their care. Background check required, minimum 6-month commitment preferred.  Learn more about volunteering with the Village.

Senior Companion (aka Friendly Visitor)

Support members and guests in attendance at the senior center or in PNA Village members’ homes.  Background check required, minimum 6-month commitment preferred.  Learn more about volunteering with the Village.