Alpine Area RSVP – Seeking volunteers who are 55+ in Eagle County. Alpine Area RSVP volunteers can volunteer at any non-profit or government program within Eagle county.
Caregiver/Companion – Seeking volunteers to be companions for older adults and a support for family caregivers. These individuals are not hands-on caregivers but may provide friendly conversation, arts and crafts, outings for the older adult, watch television, play games, listen to music and share memories. They support the caregiver by giving them peace of mind that their loved one is being watched over while they get respite from their caregiving responsibilities.
Medicare Counselors – Seeking individuals who are willing to become trained in providing one-on-one counseling on Medicare options and fraud prevention. The volunteer may also choose to provide information at health fairs and public information gatherings.
Long-term Care Ombudsman – Seeking volunteers to assist with scheduled visitation to long-term care facilities in Eagle, Pitkin and Grand counties. The volunteer will meet with residents to ensure their safety and welfare and help to resolve any care issues. Training is available.
If you are interested in any of these volunteer opportunities please contact C.J. Grove at 970-468-0295.