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Experience the emotional rewards of volunteering by donating the gift of your times and talent to the Barnstable Senior Center.  Training is provided for all positions.  The following positions are available.


ART INSTRUCTOR

Teach an art class in painting, sculpting, crafting, sewing or any variable you may have to offer. We look forward to hearing about it. Commitment: Once a week

 

ACTIVITIES COORDINATOR OFFICE HELP
Help with filing and phone calls to confirm dates for upcoming activities and classes. Commitment: Once a week

 

ADULT SUPPORTIVE DAY HELPER
Assist Program Staff with carrying out activities of the day to engage seniors in conversation and participation.  Spend a few hours or a day each week helping with crafts, games, exercise, or noon meal—make a meaningful contribution to the wellness of our elders!  Commitment: Once a week or more.
 

BROWN BAG DELIVERY DRIVERS

We are seeking someone to deliver perishable foods to seniors in need once a month.   The first Friday of every month – deliveries take place after food has been dispersed and bagged.  We deliver to approximately 20 people. Commitment: Once a month

 

BUILDING ATTENTANT
Assist with room set up, room prep, maintain and organize supplies, tidiness of lobby and organize book swap.  Commitment: Once a week

 

BUILDING MONITOR/GREETER

This position would be open to floating around the building and helping out where needed.  Duties might include giving a tour to a new comer, watering the plants, organizing the books swap books or magazines, and/or working the Garden Level reception desk.

 

COMPUTER CLASS TRAINER
We are looking for someone to teach in our Technology Suite, if you have a basic understanding, that would be very helpful.  If you have the desire to learn the basics about the computer, we are happy to teach you. Commitment: Once a week

 

CLASSROOM TEACHER

Share your hobbies, skills and talents with others and enjoy yourself in the process.  We are always looking for new class opportunities to offer at the Senior Center.  We definitely want to hear from you. Commitment: Once a week

 

EVENT HELP

Help us coordinate and host events, we always need help serving, clearing, and sometimes preparing for our events. Commitment: Dependent upon Events 

 

GARDENING

Come help us maintain our garden, tasks include; weeding, watering, planting, transplanting and picking. 

 

GENERAL HELP/HANDYMAN
Lots of opportunities to help around the Center, with minor repairs, small projects, set-up/clean-up, etc. Commitment: Once a week

 

LIBRARY ATTENDANT

Needed 1/2 day a week, to assist visitors finding materials; to keep the information display racks neat and complete; to replenish information stock; to maintain inventory/re-order. Also would need to attend Library Committee meetings as requested. Commitment: Once a week

 

MUSICAL INSTRUCTOR

Do you have a special musical talent?  Come share it with us, we welcome entertainment within the center and as well someone to teach a music class.  Commitment: Once a week

 

PR PEOPLE

Put Flyers out for our big events at the Libraries, Hospitals, Senior Living, Assisted Living and any other place you can think of to hang a flyer.  Commitment: Dependent upon Events

 

RECEPTION/DATA INPUT
This position requires excellent communication skills.  You must be able to communicate effectively under some pressure and help with needed reports and data files.    Commitment: Once a Week

 

SILVER VAN DRIVER & ASSISTANTS
Excellent driving skills and knowledge of Hyannis a must, transport seniors to medical appointments morning or afternoon—training provided—assistants help seniors on/off the van & to/from doors. Commitment: Once or twice a week.

 

SPECIAL PROJECTS AIDE
Assist in mailing our monthly newsletter and quarterly Senior Compass magazine.  Assist with various special projects which may require clerical or telephone skills ie: phone calls/contact/research assembling projects materials, distributing materials in community (libraries, hospital and etc...) Commitment: On call estimate once a month

 

THEATRE/ACTING/SINGING

Are you a former singer; would you like to perform with others or on your own?   Have you always wanted to create your own production?  We are seeking people with a love of singing and or theatrics to share your talent with us and others interested.  We love entertainment.

 

Contact
Director
Madeline Noonan
P 508-862-4750
F 508-790-6352
8:30a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 


   
   

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