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COVID-19 Volunteer Opportunity  Senior Outreach

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General Info

Location: Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb Counties

Time Commitment: 4 hours a month

Description

In response to COVID-19 we have created a Senior Outreach Program that outreaches to seniors in the community via phone call. We are looking for those 55 and over who are willing to conduct phone calls for this program.

Contact

Trista Johnson

Email: johnsont@ccsem.org

Phone: 248-220-3297

Adult Day Volunteers Needed!  Adult Day Health Services

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General Info

Location: Auburn Hills

Time Commitment: Minimum one day per week, with flexible days/hours. Volunteer time would be during work hours between 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Requirements: Dementia experience is desired, but not required. Talent in the areas of music or love for crafts would be a plus.

Description

Catholic Charities Adult Day Center is a dementia-specific Adult Day Center serving older adults in the community. Caregivers can drop off their loved ones to our center and feel at ease knowing the person is safe and in a friendly environment. We engage participants in a variety of fun, stimulating activities ranging from music, arts and crafts, trivia, word games, cards, etc.  We are are looking for volunteers with a desire to help others and a love for working with seniors. We seek volunteers who are self- starters, energetic, and positive. Volunteers may assist participants in games, crafts, stimulating conversation, or just being a buddy to one of the participants who need some extra attention.

Contact

Nikki Harvey

Email: harveyh@ccsem.org

Phone: 586-412-8494 x 4014.

Foster Grandparents Program  Senior volunteer services

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General Info

Location: Ferndale, Oak Park, Pontiac, and Southfield

Time Commitment: 20 – 40 hours per week

Requirements: Pass background check, income eligibility, age 55 or older

Description

Provide one-on-one support to children with special or exceptional needs in a school setting to develop the academic and life skills crucial for their development and future success.

Contact

Carol Wall

Email: wallc@ccsem.org

Phone: 248-537-3300 ext. 3919

Senior Companion Program – Oakland and Macomb counties  Senior Volunteer Services

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Location: Oakland and Macomb counties

Time Commitment: 20 – 40 hours per week

Requirements: Pass background check, income eligibility, age 55 or older

Description

Provide person-to-person support services to other adults in the community with special or exceptional needs to enable them to remain independent. Companionship, assistance with meals, or running errands.

Contact

Carmela LaCommare

Email: lacommarec@ccsem.org

Phone: 248-537-3300 ext. 3937

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) – Oakland and Macomb counties  Senior volunteer services

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Location: Oakland and Macomb Counties

Time Commitment: Four or more hours per month

Requirements: Age 55 or older

Description

Put your experience to work or learn a new skill by becoming involved in a worthwhile community endeavor! Volunteers choose how and where they serve and the amount of time that they would like to give. This program offers a full range of volunteer opportunities in communities throughout Oakland and Macomb counties to help youth, seniors, veterans, and others at cultural institutions and medical settings.

Contact

Trista Johnson

Email: johnsont@ccsem.org

Phone: 248-537-3300 ext 3941

Computer Literacy Classes – Pontiac  Hispanic Outreach Services - open to all in Southeast Michigan!

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General Info

Location: Pontiac

Time Commitment: Schedule flexibility! Six-week commitment.

Requirements: Like to work with adults. Fill out a volunteer application and pass a criminal history background check.

Description

Able to teach basic, introductory computer skills.

Contact

Rosana Cabral

Email: cabralc@ccsem.org

Phone: 248-338-4250 ext. 3709

Basic Adult Education at Plaza Comunitaria – Pontiac  Hispanic Outreach Services - open to all in southeast Michigan!

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General Info

Location: Pontiac

Time Commitment: Flexible

Requirements: Must speak Spanish and possess a bachelor's degree. Enjoy teaching and or have experience. Complete a volunteer application and pass a criminal history background check.

Description

Helping adults develop basic literacy toward earning a GED.

Contact

Rosana Cabral

Email: cabralc@ccsem.org

Phone: 248-338-4250 Ext. 3709

Child Care – Pontiac  Hispanic Outreach Services - open to all in southeast Michigan!

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General Info

Location: Pontiac

Time Commitment: Flexible scheduling!

Requirements: Like to work with toddlers. Fill out a volunteer application and pass a criminal history background check.

Description

Taking care of small children while their parents are in one of many classes

Contact

M. Jazmin Beltran

Email: beltranm@ccsem.org

Phone: (248) 338 4250 ext. 4133

Youth Mentoring Program – Pontiac  Hispanic Outreach Services

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General Info

Location: Pontiac

Time Commitment: From six to 12 months. Four hours-plus per month in direct contact with hours per month of direct contact youth and participation in monthly group activities.

Requirements: Must be 18 years or older, enjoy working with children. Attend training sessions. Have an insured automobile and pass a criminal history background check.

Description

This opportunity is about helping Hispanic youth succeed on an individual basis. The Hispanic Outreach Program Mentoring program utilizes one-to-one relationships to encourage and guide at-risk Hispanic youth to make affirming life choices, enabling them to realize their full personal potential, reduce dropout rates, promote academic excellence, discourage gang, criminal, and drug involvement and support positive behaviors.

Contact

Maricela Berumen

Email: berumenm@ccsem.org

Phone: 248-338-4250 ext. 3707

After School Tutoring Program – Pontiac  Hispanic Outreach Services

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Location: Pontiac

Time Commitment: During the school year, two days per week, different schools and schedules

Requirements: High school students or adults who enjoy working with children. Complete a time commitment form, a volunteer application, and pass a criminal history background check.

Description

Help Spanish-speaking children attending three Pontiac area schools during the school year to do their homework in English.

Contact

Jadtzya Panos

Email: ponasj@ccsem.org

Phone: 248-338-4250 ext. 3235

One-on-One Companions – Macomb, Oakland counties  Senior Services

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Location: Auburn Hills or St. Clair Shores

Time Commitment: Varies

Description

Share your time one-on-one with program participants by reading, playing cards, doing puzzles, walking or sharing some friendly conversation.

Contact

Nikki Harvey

Email: harveyh@ccsem.org

Phone: 586-412-8494 x 4014.

Pet Therapist – Auburn Hills or St. Clair Shores  Senior Services

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General Info

Location: Auburn Hills or St. Clair Shores

Time Commitment: Once or twice per month

Description

We are looking for someone with therapy dogs to visit our seniors at our locations once or twice per month. Proof of pet vaccinations required.

Contact

Nikki Harvey

Email: harveyh@ccsem.org

Phone: 586-412-8494 x 4014.

Art Therapist – Auburn Hills or St. Clair Shores  Senior Services

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Location: Auburn Hills or St. Clair Shores

Time Commitment: Onece or twice per month for 30 minutes to one hour

Description

Share your arts and crafts talents with our seniors! Our two adult day health services centers have a variety of craft supplies that will be provided.

Contact

Nikki Harvey

Email: harveyh@ccsem.org

Phone: 586-412-8494 x 4014.

Musician/Entertainer – Auburn Hills, St. Clair Shores  Senior Services

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General Info

Location: Auburn Hills or St. Clair Shores

Time Commitment: Once or twice per month for 30 minutes to one hour

Description

We are always looking for those people with special talents to come perform at one or all of our locations. We would enjoy a variety of music and or instruments. We would like the groups to last for thirty minutes to one hour. This would be discussed before the first visit.

Contact

Nikki Harvey

Email: harveyh@ccsem.org

Phone: 586-412-8494 x 4014.