Board Members – 3-4 hours every month
• Board of Directors members are vetted by the current board chair and the Executive Director.
• Board members meet every other month and provide sound guidance and financial oversight.
• During the off months, board members participate in one committee.
• Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to learn about all board member responsibilities and current vacancies.
Committee Members – 2-3 hours every month
• Committee members on the Finance, Program and Services and Engagement/Philanthropy committees are appointed by the Board of Directors and the Executive Director.
• Contact email@example.com for complete committee descriptions and to learn about current vacancies.
For the following opportunities, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details or to get involved:
Community Outreach Ambassadors – 1-4 hours a week
• Attends table at resource fairs, senior centers, and community events to promote the Foundation for Senior Wellbeing. May attend networking sessions on Zoom.
• Serves as an Outreach Ambassador representing the Foundation for Senior Wellbeing by providing information and marketing materials.
Technical Volunteer – 5-10 hours a week
• Familiar with Microsoft 365 and experience setting up databases.
• Knowledgeable and able to navigate Microsoft Access
• Assist in organizing the structure of a community resource databases
• Assist in developing printed referrals from Access
Volunteer Extraordinaire – time varies
• Jack of all small jobs.
• Provide small tasks to assist seniors (clients) such as pulling weeds, gardening, teaching light computer skills such as Zoom email or Microsoft word.
Friendship Tree Volunteers – 1-3 hours a week
• Trained volunteers call isolated seniors to provide an opportunity for socialization and wellness check each week.
Information Resource Center Phone Volunteers – 4 hours a week or every other week
• Trained volunteers support onsite at 131 Richmar Ave. to answer incoming calls. NOTE: This volunteer opportunity is currently on hold until staff returns in person to the office.
• Using the resource library, volunteers provide guidance, information and resources to clients on a variety of topics including housing, home repair, food needs, legal issues, medical support, mental health, transportation, caregiving and more.
• Complete client intake forms for each call and return calls the following week to check on status.
BINGO Volunteers - each Wednesday for 3 hours
Help run the weekly cash BINGO game at the San Marcos Senior Activity Center.
Duties include calling numbers, selling cards and supplies, providing snacks, checking on seniors and handling cash.
Event Volunteers – time and duties vary
• Support the staff and committee members for in-person events including educational and funding raising events, such as Festival of Trees.
• Assist with event planning, securing sponsors and in-kind donors. Volunteers help create awareness about the event, increase ticket sales, and may work at check in or close out during the event.
• Able-bodied volunteers are needed to help with set up and clean up.