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Volunteer Program Opportunities

Adult Day Health Centers in Austin and Round Rock   Vibrant, licensed, medical model programs for older adults during the day

Position

Description

Days & Times

Morning Volunteer

Assist with and participate in morning activities, and engage with clients one-on-one and in small groups

  • M-F only
  • Between the hours of 8:00am-12:00pm / number of hours and days per week flexible
  • Round Rock Adult Day Center

Afternoon Volunteer

Engage with clients one-on-one and in small groups doing activities, games, puzzles, etc.

  • M-F only
  • Between the hours of 2:00-5:00pm / number of hours and days per week flexible
  • Austin or Round Rock Centers

Activity Leader

*Great for Groups

Lead a discussion group or sing-along, or present a story or a skit. Create and lead another group activity of your choice. Some materials supplied, others needed.

  • M-F only
  • Between the hours of 2:00-5:00pm for one hour
  • Austin or Round Rock Centers

Activity Assistant

Assist our program staff in conducting activities such as art, exercise, games. Work with clients one-on-one or with small groups to complete these activities.

  • M-F only
  • Between the hours of 2:00-5:00pm for one hour / days of week flexible and according to month’s activity calendar
  • Austin or Round Rock Centers

Saturday Seminar Respite Volunteer

Work with respite care attendees one-on-one or in small groups.

  • Some Saturdays as scheduled
  • Austin and Round Rock Centers as scheduled

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Caregiver Education and Resources   Free support for families caring for an aging loved one through information and resources, the CaregiverU evidence-based classes, and free caregiver educational seminars.

Position

Description

Days & Times

Caregiver Resources Assistant

Work with program director to assist caregivers with personalized assistance and resource referrals. Data entry and follow-up.

  • M-F only
  • 9:00am-5:00pm
  • AGE Building

Seminar Assistant

Assist seminar coordinator with set-up and clean-up. Greet attendees and serve refreshments.

  • Some Saturdays as scheduled
  • 9:00am-1:00pm
  • Locations as scheduled

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Early Memory Loss Support (Formally known as New Connections)   Promotes brain fitness for participants with diagnoses of early memory loss, and provides support groups for participants and their family members.

Position

Description

Days & Times

Creativity Group Assistant

Assist facilitators in creativity and brain fitness projects. Help volunteers complete projects and assist them in putting their words on paper.

  • Tues in E. Austin
  • Wed in S. Austin
  • Thurs in W. Austin
  • 9:00-10:00am and 10:00-11:00am (volunteers needed for both sessions; ability to do both sessions is a plus

Morning Greeter

Assist with morning set-up and greetings, and facilitate casual coffee chat.

  • Tues in E. Austin
  • Wed in S. Austin
  • Thurs in W. Austin
  • 8:30-9:30am

Afternoon Assistant

Assist with afternoon farewell and clean up, and help to make sure that participants have all of their materials when they leave the session.

  • Tues in E. Austin
  • Wed in S. Austin
  • Thurs in W. Austin
  • 1:15-2:15pm

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Health Equipment Lending Program   Provides free durable medical equipment for those in need through donations from the community.

Position

Description

Days & Times

Equipment & Inventory Assistant

Assist staff in receiving donated medical equipment and other items, organize, list, and store equipment, clean donated equipment, assist with minor repairs and equipment assembly. Some light and heavy lifting required. Not suitable for minors.

  • M-F only
  • 9:00am-4:30pm
  • Days of week and time of day flexible
  • AGE Building

Program Assistant

Answer phones, assist clients/donors over the phone and in person, prepare equipment loans, assist clients with equipment adjustments and information, work with resource staff to meet client needs, assist with paperwork and data entry. Some light lifting required.

  • M-F only
  • 9:00am-4:30pm
  • Days of week and time of day flexible
  • AGE Building

Repair / Technical Volunteer

Repair and refurbish donated equipment. Bike shop / golf cart experience is helpful. Needs own tools. Large vehicle or vehicle with a lift is a plus. Some heavy lifting required.

  • Flexible
  • As needed
  • AGE Building or other

Research Volunteer

Research and follow up on potential donations, and for those who could benefit from the donated items we have to offer, using email, phone, and internet research. Follow up in person as needed.

  • Flexible
  • Work from home or at AGE

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AGE Computer Lab   Volunteer-run program supports education and community through technology and instruction.

Position

Description

Days & Times

Instructor

Lead the instruction of computer and software courses for senior students. Must have an interest in working with seniors and be comfortable teaching groups.

  • M-F
  • 9:30am and 1:00pm as scheduled
  • Other class times as scheduled
  • AGE Building

Coach

Assist and guide groups of two during computer courses for senior adult students. Must have an interest in working with seniors.

  • M-F
  • 9:30am and 1:00pm as scheduled
  • Other class times as scheduled
  • AGE Building

Curriculum Developer

*Great for groups

Develop and write curriculum to be used for Computer Lab classes.

  • Flexible

IT Maintenance Assistant

 

Assist our IT department in maintaining equipment and keeping the lab software up to date.

  • Flexible

Registration and Office Administrative Assistant

Assist our registrar in recording our data, surveys, evaluations etc.

  • Flexible

Social Media Manager and Blogger

Coordinate social media efforts for the computer lab. Write content for Wordpress blog, Facebook, and other social media sites.

  • Flexible

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AGE Building and Reception    The administrative offices of AGE and the AGE Building.

Position

Description

Days & Times

Office Assistant

Answer phone calls and emails, greets guests of AGE, assist the front office staff and other AGE staff as needed with general clerical work and other tasks as needed.

  • M-F only
  • Between the hours of 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Days of week and number of hours flexible

Building Assistant

 

Help with cleaning, organizing, and other general building tasks. Complete general clerical duties as needed.

  • M-F only
  • Between the hours of 8:00am-4:00pm
  • Number of hours and days per week flexible

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