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Volunteer Opportunities

There are lots of volunteer opportunities at CCOA! Just ask!

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Monday through Thursday, volunteer teams fan out across Caddo Parish helping seniors. Sometimes, the volunteers are the only people that seniors see all day. As a volunteer, you literally become a lifeline to our older citizens... And you just can't put a price on that. We can guarantee that not only will our actions change lives; your life will change in the process!

It is so easy to become a part of this program. Each volunteer delivers only 8 meals and it takes about 45 minutes. The meals are delivered to station all over town and then volunteers deliver to seniors living in the area of the stations. Stations can be businesses, churches or other organizations.

We make it easy, YOU MAKE IT HAPPEN!

LEARN MORE: CLICK HERE

 

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Long-Term Care Visitors play an important role in the Ombudsman Program by:

  • Visiting weekly with residents on a "friendly" basis
  • Referring problems residents need help with to a certified ombudsman
  • Helping residents understand their rights
  • Raising public awareness about the Ombudsman Program

These volunteers initially complete six to eight hours of training and complete another six hours annually.

CLICK HERE to request more information.

 

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Our program is open to all U.S. citizens, nationals, or lawful permanent resident aliens 55 and over who can serve between 20 and 40 hours a week as volunteers. You don’t need formal experience in tutoring or mentoring. You’ll receive pre-service orientation and training from CCOA Foster Grandparent staff and from your volunteer station staff with which you will serve.Volunteers who meet certain income guidelines also receive a small stipend. We also offer a tax-free hourly stipend to help cover costs for income eligible volunteers. You’ll even receive supplemental, accident and liability insurance while you’re in service. Volunteers who meet certain income guidelines also receive a small stipend.

CLICK HERE to request more information.

 

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