Senior Enrichment Center Office Volunteer

Job Title:

Senior Enrichment Center Office Volunteer

Skills Needed:

  • Love and appreciation for older or disabled adults
  • Patient, encouraging, and enthusiastic attitude
  • Willingness to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to accurately take and give messages, take reservations
  • Familiarity with education and enrichment opportunities and classes
  • Communicate effectively with public in person and on phone
  • Carry out assigned clerical duties i.e. copying, filing, mailings

Duties:

  • Greet visitors and participants
  • Answer telephone
  • Take messages for Director and Program Assistant
  • Record reservations for activity and program participants in RSVP book
  • Provide public with accurate information about location, activities and The Shepherd’s Center’s other ministries, outreach, assistance and referrals to and for other agencies
  • Call program participants at the direction of Director
  • Make coffee, set out drinks and snacks for scheduled activities
  • Assist in set-up and clean-up of equipment, materials, and refreshments at activities
  • Fold, seal, label, and sort mail and bulk mail pieces for mailings as requested
  • Assist with light to moderate filing, copying, and typing (computer skills appreciated but not necessary)

Location of Duties:

Senior Enrichment Center, Basement of Paddison Library, Kernersville

Time Required:

Schedule agreed upon by volunteer and Senior Center Director

Training / Preparation:

Training provided by program coordinator or other Shepherd's Center designee. Additional updates or additional training as needed and determined by Senior Enrichment Center Director or The Shepherd’s Center staff.

Supervisor:

Director of Senior Enrichment Center or Senior Center Program Assistant