Our mission is to provide essential home and
community-based care that maximizes independence

Our mission is to provide essential home and community-based care that maximizes independence

VOLUNTEER WITH SENIOR CONNECTIONS

Volunteer with Senior Connections

We couldn’t help the thousands of seniors we do each year without your care, your concern and your time. As a group, you donate more than 40,000 hours annually reaching out to your senior neighbors.

Volunteering Opportunities Include:

  • Packing Meals  (generally shifts are 3 hours between 8:00 am and 3:00 pm)
  • Meal Delivery – (2-3 hours between 10:00 and 1:00 Mon-Fri and 9:00 am-12:00 pm Sat)
  • Administrative – Front Desk, filing, etc, at our office and senior centers in DeKalb Co.
  • Special Events – as needed for fundraising, development and senior programs.

More detailed information on each assignment included below.

TO BECOME A VOLUNTEER:

  1. COMPLETE APPLICATION - Fill out and submit via form:

    If you have difficulties submitting the form online, please print, complete and either fax (770-455-8157) or mail/drop off the form to 5238 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, GA 30341. Still have questions? Email aglass@seniorconnectionsatl.org

  2. READ the Volunteer Manual and sign the last page to accept terms of volunteering.
  3. ORIENTATION – attend a session (times vary, we’ll work with your schedule) and bring your signed acceptance form from the volunteer manual with you.
  4. SCHEDULE - Upon completion of orientation and a background check, the volunteer manager will schedule your first volunteering session and set up your routine calendar.
  5. VOLUNTEER WITH JOY!

 

VOLUNTEER ASSIGNMENTS DETAILS

 Meal Packing (Chamblee Kitchen) – Senior Connections produces almost 3,000 meals every weekday. These need to be packed for delivery to seniors. We need volunteers from 8:00 until 3:00 Monday through Friday willing to work 3-hour shifts. Minimum age to volunteer in the kitchen is 12 (with a parent or guardian) or 16 without adult supervision.


Meals On Wheels Delivery of Routes (Weekdays) – This is about a 2-hour time commitment. Route pick-up sites include Chamblee, City of Decatur and City of Lithonia. A complete meal is delivered to a senior’s door. Volunteers pick up the route, deliver and return to the pick-up site with delivery materials. Routes must be delivered between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Drivers must be 18 years or older with a valid driver’s license, dependable vehicle and auto insurance.

Meals On Wheels Delivery of Routes (Saturday) – Deliveries on Saturday are frozen meals only out of the Chamblee delivery site. No return to Chamblee is required unless meals are undeliverable for some reason. Routes are delivered from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon.

Other Volunteer Opportunities are also available including helping out at area senior centers, administrative and project assistance and help with special events. A complete list is available on the Volunteer Application. 

PLEASE VOLUNTEER!