Opportunities October 2018

Going Green

Household Hazardous Waste Event

Volunteer help is needed at the CCE office with pre-registration for this collection day. Volunteers will help educate the public while gathering information required for this popular event. Training is provided.

Citizen Action


CCE Educators provide afterschool 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

Staying Health


This researched-based program addresses the fear of falling and fall prevention. Eight two-hour classes are held at various sites throughout the county with a limit of 12 participants. Workbooks, videos, and light exercise are used. The classes are for anyone over 60. Volunteer Coaches go through eight hours of training and are asked to teach two classes each year. This is a short one month commitment. For more information call 734-4453 Ext.202 for Mary-Lynn. Training is provided. Enrolled


This osteoporosis prevention exercise program has been in Chemung County for 16+ years. Hand weights and a variable ankle weight used during slow fluid movements to help maintain bone mass. The program is designed for both women and men. If you are interested in participation as a Trainer,call 734-4453 Ext. 202 for more information. Training is provided. Enrolled

      Task Location

Training dates begin in September 2018                                          CASA

Holiday Home Tour volunteers needed                                             Near Westside Neighborhood

Adult Services Dept , data entry, shelving                                        Steele Memorial Library

Camera operator, interviewer, scheduler                                          Senior Notebook

Admissions, docents, simulator operators                                        Wings of Eagles

Animal care, trail maintenance, events assistance                           Tanglewood Nature Center

FilingChemung                                                                                  County Health Dept.             

If any of these exciting and challenging opportunities interests you, contact CVAC at (607) 734-4453. CVAC is a civic engagement program of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chemung County.Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Last updated August 29, 2018