Opportunities

March 2017

Community Engagement Opportunities for Enrolled Volunteers


Staying Healthy

SOS HOME MANAGEMENT

Seeking volunteers who 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


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

AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM

CCE Educators provide after school education and learning activities for students in the Elmira City School District. If you’d like to accompany them to help, then we’d like to hear from you. Enrolled


- Opportunities for Affiliated Volunteers -

Tutors for grades K-3 - Elmira and Horseheads School Districts

Advocates for long term care residents - Ombudsman Program

Drivers for new transportation program - The Arc of Chemung

Various opportunities to help at lunch time - Chemung Co. ‘Eat Well, Live Well' Program

Friends needed for special clients - Family Services’ COMPEER Program

Help in the NEW kitchen - Meals on Wheels

Last updated March 16, 2017