Volunteer to make a difference in the life of a mature adult in our community.
What are the benefits of being a volunteer?
In a busy world, taking time to help others is rewarding in so many ways, such as:
- Satisfaction of helping someone else
- Hearing firsthand experiences of the past that shaped our future
- Sense of pride in making a difference
- Impacting someone’s life by taking the time to care
- Making friends with wonderful seniors
- Building a stronger community
- Expanding your social network
- And more.
Go on, make a difference in someone’s life.
What do Elder Care volunteers do?
Our committed volunteers do a variety of different tasks for Elder Care and for the people we serve including:
- Reading to participants, helping with craft projects, playing games, or playing music in our DayBreak program.
- Answering telephones in the Elder Care offices, or helping with light office work.
- Participating in fundraising events including set up, tear down, planning, greeting and more.
- Helping at a Golden Hour event with preparation, serving, carrying plates and cups for mature adults or cleaning up.
- Supporting Elder Care events and functions as a greeter, at check in, set up, tear down and more.
- Minor home repair, such as installing a portable bathroom handrail or railing on the home’s exterior or repairing stairs.
These are just some of the ways you can make a difference; the difference that will allow older adults to remain comfortable and safe in their own homes, and to remain an active part of our community.
What are the qualifications for volunteering?
To be a volunteer all you need is the desire to help, a loving heart and willing hands. Please consider donating your time to make the difference in an elderly person’s life and your life too!
To be an Elder Care volunteer, call 918-336-8500 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Attn: ConocoPhillips & Phillips 66 Employees & Retirees
ConocoPhillips and Phillips 66 each has a wonderful Volunteer Grant "Dollars for Hours" Program. In recognition of the various volunteer activities that employees and retirees dedicate to charitable organizations, and to further encourage these efforts, ConocoPhillips or Phillips 66 will donate $500 for every 20 hours an employee or retiree volunteers with an eligible 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Additionally, teams of four or more employees or retirees volunteering at least 40 hours on a specific project may apply for a team grant of $1,000 to an eligible organization. Employees and retirees will be eligible to receive two individual grants per year for eligible non-profit organizations. Individual organizations can receive up to $6,000 per year from the company.
If this applies to you, current employees can apply for a matching gift via the “Contributions and Community” section of COP eStream and retirees can apply online.
Please contact Rhea King at 918-661-4389 for additional assistance.