Opportunities

June 2017

Community Engagement Opportunities for Enrolled Volunteers


Staying Healthy

SOS HOME MANAGEMENT

Seeking volunteers to educate seniors about community services and options available to help them remain living independently. These services revolve around transportation to medical appointments or for groceries and performing minor home repairs. Enrolled and Affiliated

BONE BUILDERS

Seeking volunteers to serve as Bone Builder trainers. Help yourself and others by becoming a BONE BUILDER group leader. This research-based osteoporosis prevention exercise program meets at various sites throughout the county. Improve physical health, meet new people and help others. Training is provided. Enrolled

A MATTER of BALANCE PROGRAM

Volunteers needed to serve as Coaches for A Matter of Balance, a program designed to reduce the fear of falling among older adults by emphasizing practical strategies to increase activity levels, strength and balance, change environment to reduce fall risk factors and teach people how to be safe at home. Volunteers will attend eight hours of coach training. Enrolled


Citizen Action

CHEMUNG COUNTY POVERTY REDUCTION COALITION

Join community partners, agencies and individuals working with CCE of Chemung to empower those living with incomes below the poverty line to transition out of poverty. This will include assistance in preparing for the Poverty Stoplight program set to launch in the summer of 2017. Enrolled and Affiliated

4-H CLUB LEADER

Volunteers who are willing to serve as positive role models for youth. Leaders work with a group of youth to coordinate and facilitate an educational 4-H Club helping youth grow as healthy citizens of our community through healthy living, education and civic engagement. Enrolled


Going Green

SOLARIZE CHEMUNG

Volunteers are needed to help organize Solarize campaigns in towns across Chemung County. This is a short-term opportunity, and training is provided. Enrolled


- Opportunities for Affiliated Volunteers -

Summer volunteer readers - Various locations throughout Elmira

Builders, office duties & fund raising - Habitat for Humanity

Empowering & advocating for long term residents - Ombudsman Program

Community minded volunteer opportunities - AARP

Recreation, residential and companion volunteers - ARC of Chemung

Transporting, clerical, front desk help - St. Joseph’s Hospital

Last updated June 8, 2017