VOLUNTEERS MAKE GREAT NEIGHBORS
If you are someone who has a passion to support your neighbors, then this is the volunteer opportunity for you. CARE Volunteers support older adults to age in place with dignity. They directly impact their quality of life by helping them keep up with projects around their homes and property. Call 216-970-0599 for information.
- VOLUNTEER APPLICATION FOR INDIVIDUAL ADULT (Click to Download)
- YOUTH INDIVIDUAL APPLICATION (under 18 to be signed by parent) (Click to Download)
WHAT KIND OF EXPERIENCE OR SKILLS DO I NEED TO HAVE?
Simply put, we welcome all ages, backgrounds and abilities. There really is something for everyone. For our outdoor projects, we can always use volunteers who have tools, and are familiar with yard care, just as much as we can use volunteers who assist with cleanup. All of our volunteer services are non-professional.
DO VOLUNTEERS PROVIDE ELECTRICAL OR PLUMBING SERVICES?
CARE Volunteers do not provide electrical, plumbing, mowing, gutter cleaning, snow removal or tasks that require professional services or the use of ladders.
WHAT TYPES OF PRODUCTS DO VOLUNTEERS USE?
CARE does not use chemical weed killers, fertilizers, pest or cleaning products or spray paint.
HOW LONG IS A SERVICE OPPORTUNITY?
All service appointments are for up to two hours not including travel.
ARE BACKGROUND CHECKS REQUIRED?
All Volunteer roles that require entry into the home, or technology assistance requiring access to a device, require a background check at no cost to the volunteer. *No indoor volunteer services until further notice due to COVID19.
DOES CARE PROVIDE TRANSPORTATION?
CARE is unable to provide Transportation for Volunteers.
CAN PEOPLE UNDER 18 VOLUNTEER?
Yes. We welcome youth volunteers. We do require an application to be completed by a parent or guardian and need to be supervised by an adult who is at least 18. Please contact us for information.
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*The information provided on this website is for general informational purposes only and is not intended to replace or substitute any professional, medical or legal advice. CARE receives public and private funding. Community Partnership on Aging serves as our fiscal sponsor. CARE currently serves the cities of Cleveland Heights, Highland Heights, Lyndhurst, Maple Heights, Mayfield Heights, Mayfield Village, Richmond Heights, Solon, and South Euclid.