Want to become a volunteer?
Volunteers are a key part of Byron Neighbors Helping Neighbors. There are several ways to become involved as a volunteer on a regular or as needed basis. Volunteer opportunities are great for individuals, groups and families. Download our application, and let's get started today!Online Application
Volunteers are a key part of Byron Neighbors Helping Neighbors. There are several ways to become involved as a volunteer on a regular or as needed basis. Volunteer opportunities are great for individuals, groups and families.
Handyworker - Volunteers provide household maintenance tasks, including light carpentry, installation of grab bars, painting, changing batteries in smoke detectors, changing light bulbs. Volunteers are contacted on an as needed basis.
Seasonal Chores - Volunteers provide help with seasonal chores such as leaf raking, window washing, changing storm windows/screens, shrub trimming, gardening. This is a great project for groups, families or individuals.
Housekeeping - Volunteers complete household cleaning tasks such as dusting, vacuuming, laundry and mopping the floor for seniors. Volunteers needed both on an as needed basis and regularly scheduled.
Grocery Shopper - Volunteers provide assistance in grocery shopping for seniors. This assistance may include completing the grocery shopping task on your own and delivering the groceries or accompanying during a grocery shopping trip. Volunteers needed both on an as needed basis and regularly scheduled.
Friendly Visiting - Volunteers provide companionship to seniors through regularly scheduled, consistent visits. This services offers reassurance and support to a senior and their loved ones. Regularly scheduled availability is needed, with a minimum of a six month commitment.
- Download a volunteer application form (PDF)
- Send your completed form to email@example.com
- Fill out our online application form
- Complete a background check
- Meet with program coordinator to discuss your interests and availability. (Orientation can also occur at this meeting).
- Communicate with us! Ongoing communication with volunteers is vital. Not only for tracking hours, etc., but to ensure a positive experience for both our volunteers and those receiving services.