Volunteer

Whether it's delivering a hot meal or just sharing companionship with an older adult, volunteers are vital to our mission of helping people remain living safely and independently in their own homes for as long as possible.

Requested volunteer commitments vary by opportunity, but all Springwell volunteers are interviewed and receive training and supervision overseen by our dedicated Volunteer Program Manager.


Volunteer Opportunities

Friendly Visitors spend one or two hours a week visiting an elder, sharing a hobby, preparing a snack, being a friend. Learn more about the Friendly Visitor Program.

Healthy Living Volunteers co lead 6 week workshops for seniors on topics such as Healthy Eating for Successful Living, Chronic Disease Self-Management and Diabetes Self Management. Learn more about the Healthy Living Program.

Medical Escorts assist elders in getting to and from medical appointments and the hospital. Learn more about the Medical Escort Program.

Money Managers assist elders and individuals with disabilities in bill paying and budgeting. Learn more about the Money Management Program.

Nursing Home Ombudsmen visit residents in long term care facilities and assist them with resolution of their problems and concerns. Learn more about the Ombudsman Program.

Nutrition Volunteers help at senior luncheon sites or deliver hot meals to elders' homes at noon. Learn more about the Home-Delivered Meals and Community Dining programs. 

Office Assistants help office staff with telephone and clerical duties.

SHINE volunteers provide area elders with accurate information regarding health insurance options.

Shopping Assistants shop for seniors or accompany them to the store. Learn more about the Shopping Assistance Program.

 

If you are interested in any of these opportunities, please contact our Volunteer Office at (617)926-4100 or by email at volunteer@springwell.com.

307 Waverley Oaks Road, Suite 205, Waltham, MA 02452
Phone
617-926-4100
Fax
617-926-9897
TTY
617-923-1562
General email
inforef@springwell.com
Volunteer Program Email
volunteer@springwell.com