Volunteers Urgently Needed!

Have you been looking for a way to help an older neighbor live safely at home? Are you good at balancing your own books and making sure bills are paid on time?  SCES is currently in need of Money Management volunteers to assist our clients with their bills and other financial obligations.

Money Management

As a Money Management volunteer, you would assist low-income elders with bill-paying, reconciling bank statements, bank errands, and managing their money. Time commitment: four to six hours per month at your convenience, renewable each year. Brief training required. Both bill-payers and representative payees are needed. We are also seeking volunteer monitors to review client records.  Skills: Ability to balance a checkbook and reconcile bank statements, sensitivity to elders, reliability, willingness to do minimal paperwork, respect for confidentiality.

To volunteer: Print, complete, and sign the following forms and send them along with a government-issued photo ID (e.g., driver’s license) by email to: vol@eldercare.org or by mail to: Volunteer Program, SCES, 61 Medford Street Somerville, MA 02143-3429.  Volunteer Application Form (pdf)

For More Information: Call our Volunteer Program Coordinator at 617-628-2601, x3051 or send an e-mail to vol@eldercare.org.

Source: SCES Community Relations