Volunteers needed to deliver meals to senior citizens

   December 19, 2014 3:54 pm

Metro Erie Meals on Wheels is seeking volunteers to deliver meals and visit with homebound seniors in the city of Erie and Millcreek. Drivers will deliver meals between 10 a.m. and noon on weekdays. You can volunteer once a week, once a month, or once in a while — whatever suits your schedule. You can…

Help decorate for Halloween event at St. Joseph’s Apartments

   September 26, 2014 6:00 am

Volunteers are needed to help decorate a room for trick or treaters who will visit with the residents of St. Joseph’s Apartments on Friday, Oct. 24, from 5 to 8 p.m., at 517 Maryland Ave. The apartment’s senior residents invite their children, grandchildren, aides’ children, etc., to trick or treat in the apartment’s commons room. The room will be…

St. Martin Center seeks volunteer cooks

   April 17, 2014 5:00 am

Erie’s St. Martin Center, 1701 Parade St., is seeking experienced volunteer cooks to prepare large quantities of food for Metro Erie Meals on Wheels clients. The work takes place between 7 and 11 a.m., Mondays through Fridays, and responsibilities include cooking foods according to menus and accommodating special dietary or nutritional restrictions; washing pots, pans,…

Hospice seeks volunteers in Erie, Venango and Crawford counties

   March 16, 2014 5:00 am

SouthernCare Hospice, which has its northwestern Pennsylvania office in Meadville, needs volunteers to visit patients and their families and to help with special events, activities and administrative work. Volunteer opportunities are available in Erie, Venango and Crawford counties, and no prior hospice experience is required. Training is provided at a time that is convenient to…

Still time to vote online for a senior volunteer

   February 15, 2014 6:00 am

You have until March 1 to nominate a senior citizen — or to vote online for one of the ones already nominated — for the Salute to Senior Service program. The program, sponsored by Home Instead, Inc., the franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care network, honors the contributions of adults 65 and older who volunteer for…

Nominate a senior citizen volunteer for national contest

   January 31, 2014 4:26 pm

Do you know a senior citizen who volunteers his or her time to help the less fortunate or to make the community a better place to  live? If so, you have until March 1 to nominate that person for the Salute to Senior Service program. The program, sponsored by Home Instead, Inc., the franchisor of the Home Instead…

Help wrap gifts for senior citizens

   December 4, 2013 12:07 pm

Home Instead Senior Care Erie provides gifts to more than 350 needy local senior citizens each holiday season. Volunteers are needed to help wrap and organize the donated gifts on Dec. 18, starting at 10 a.m., at the Home Instead Senior Care office, 3910 Caughey Road, suite 220. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Laura…

Meals on Wheels needs volunteers

   April 18, 2013 4:02 pm

Metro-Erie Meals on Wheels is a volunteer-driven organization that delivers meals to home-bound senior citizens. The organization is seeking volunteers who are able to commit to two hours each week, between 10 a.m. and noon, on the weekday of their choice. Volunteers will be reimbursed for the mileage they incur. To learn more, call Wendy at 452-6930, Monday through Friday…

Vote for your favorite senior volunteer

   April 15, 2013 6:53 pm

Voting is underway for the Salute to Senior Service competition, a national event sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care that recognizes senior citizen volunteers. Members of the public are invited to vote once a day through April 30 for their favorite senior citizen volunteers, at least eight of whom are from the Erie area. You can check out the…

Drake Well Museum to host volunteer recruitment event Tuesday

   April 8, 2013 1:51 pm

Venango County Retired Senior Volunteer Program will hold a volunteer recruitment event on Tuesday, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Drake Well Museum, 202 Museum Lane, Titusville. RSVP is an organization of volunteers who give their time and expertise to help with numerous community needs. Volunteer opportunities include calling or visiting housebound senior citizens, assisting…