Thank you to all the caring community members who have reached out to Homage with a willingness to volunteer. At this current time many of our volunteers programs are suspended, but we have several virtual opportunities and ways you can give back to our neighbors in need.
- Advocacy and Outreach: Take a moment to thank our elected officials for their votes and support in securing funding for the Older American’s Act, Meals on Wheels, and emergency meals for vulnerable populations.
- Raise Awareness on Social Media: To help spread the word about Homage and receive the most updated news about our programs, follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
- Volunteer at Local Food Banks: Many of you are concerned that our clients have adequate food. Until we can use your skills directly,please consider volunteering with our area food banks. Many of our clients utilize these resources.
- Administration: Volunteers help with reception, clerical, and data entry as needed in various programs.
- Drivers: Help those who no longer drive get to their appointments, run errands, and grocery shopping.
- Foster Grandparent Program: Older adults provide children with special and/or exceptional needs one-on-one support at community locations such as schools and daycare. Volunteers must be 55+. A small stipend for those who meet income guidelines. More info
- Friends of Veterans: Provide weekly visits to lonely and isolated senior veterans and help in the Hero’s Café, a monthly social group for a veteran-run in partnership with Verdant Community Wellness Center in Lynnwood.
- Home Helpers: Conduct minor home repairs in client’s home throughout Snohomish County. Occasionally assist staff on work orders and projects.
- Living Well Leaders: Facilitate 6-week workshops on health topics, including diabetes, pain and other chronic conditions.
- Meals on Wheels: Drivers assist with weekly deliveries to homebound adults in Snohomish County.
- Minor Home Repair: Volunteers assess repair needs and if licensed/ bonded, assist in the health and safety repairs.
- Multicultural Services: Volunteers help with translation, on-site meal service, and classes held at the Multicultural Senior Center located in Lynnwood.
- Senior Companions: Help seniors stay in their homes by running errands, doing light housekeeping and/or providing companionship with weekly home visits. (Must be 55+ years and meet income limits). More info
- Senior Peer Counseling: Volunteers 55+ provide one-on-one counseling for adults 60 and older who are struggling with life changes, loss, or other emotional issues. No counseling experience necessary. 40 hours of initial training and monthly meetings.
- SHIBA (Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors): Trained to help older adults understand their health insurance options, including private, prescription, and government plans.
- Weekend Warriors: Volunteers provide outside cleanup, inside cleanup and repair services to low-income, isolated seniors in Snohomish County. Great corporate opportunity to serve.