Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Wingspan Senior's Care Seeking Volunteer Coordinator

TUCSON (Observer Update) -WINGSPAN SENIORS CARE is a neighborhood and community volunteer service assisting LGBT seniors and their allies with a variety of tasks, assisting seniors to live independently. Recently, we have started matching volunteers with seniors in need with voluntary tasks and now WSC is in search for someone to lead and coordinate our volunteers.

The Program Coordinator is a key voluntary position to our community effort in providing neighborly services to LGBT Seniors successfully. The commitments for the position are: 1) Intake and follow-up calls from volunteers and recipients from a message phone, 2) arranging for our matchmakers to complete an assessment of needs, 3) coordination of our volunteer skills, training and orientation, and 4) attending meetings with the steering committee.

This is a part-time, flexible position that can fit around your schedule. Join us and other volunteers as we assist LGBT seniors overcome their isolation by assisting them with simple tasks around their home. To learn more about the position, please call Penelope Starr, Wingspan Senior Programs Coordinator, at (520) 624-1779 x122 Tuesday through Thursday.

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