Interested in Volunteering?
We couldn’t serve our seniors without volunteers! If you are passionate about the seniors in your community, we’d love for you to join us as a volunteer. There are many ways you can get involved. Contact us and let us know where you’re located and what you’re interested in.
Complete and email or return to Seniors First, 207 Mosby Lane, Front Royal, VA 22630.
Seniors First does not check credit scores as part of its background check for volunteers, However, under an interim final rule issued on September 12, 2018, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFBP) has issued a new model disclosure form that employers and background check companies are required to provide to any individual who completes a credit report consent form. Click Here to download a copy of the New Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Medicare Benefits Counseling Volunteer
Do you like helping others? Do you feel that you have a basic understanding of how insurance works or do you have past medical billing experience? Do you want to learn more about Medicare and coverage decisions that should be made at age 65? Seniors First offers several positions with its VICAP program; they all include training and staff support. Click here to read more information on the application or call 540-551-5620.
Senior Center Positions
These positions are available at our six Senior Centers. Dates and times vary depending on Senior Center’s schedule.
Meals on Wheels Runners deliver hot, nutritious meals to homebound elderly persons. The volunteer will ride along on the van and carry the hot meals to the home of an elderly homebound person. Meals on Wheels runners also help load and unload the van.
Kitchen Assistants help out in the kitchen, as requested, including meal preparation, transferring of supplies and equipment between storage and work areas, help with washing pots and pans, utensils, work counter, and refrigerators. Clean floors and remove trash and garbage. Assist in packaging homebound meals.
Program Assistants lead programs of crafts, music, slides, movies or other entertainment or educational value.
Drivers act as on-call substitute for the staff driver who transports Senior Center participants to and from the center and delivers meals to the homebound.
Other Seniors First Positions
Senior Medicare Patrol distributes brochures regarding fraud and abuse to doctors’ offices, hospitals and pharmacies and participates at events to make this information available to the public.
Special Project Volunteers help with a variety of tasks including telephoning, copying materials, sorting donated items for events, helping with fundraisers, delivering items/gifts, pre-event planning, setting up for events, and/or help with ticket sales or activities. Special Project Volunteers may also serve as a photographer, taking pictures for Agency Display Boards or Newsletters or create items such as quilts, or other crafts for events.
Advisory Council & Board Members
Are you interested in serving your community? We have openings on our Advisory Council and Board of Directors. Email Jimmy Roberts, Executive Director, for more information.