Volunteering at the Senior Center

VOLUNTEERING: “One Person CAN Make A Difference”

Current Volunteer Opportunities at the Brookline Senior Center

VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

Please contact Valerie Graf at 617-730-2743 or vgraf@brooklinema.gov if you would like to learn more about volunteering at the Senior Center. While we appreciate all volunteers applying, please be aware that currently there are limited opportunities for certain tasks.

I&R/Reception Desk Volunteers

The Brookline Senior Center is seeking volunteers to staff our Information & Referral (I&R) and Reception desks. Tasks include greeting visitors, answering telephones, assisting with/triaging visitors' requests as appropriate, and light clerical work. Volunteers must possess basic computer skills and strong customer service skills. Supervision and training will be provided as needed. Available days and times vary, but general time commitment is a 2-4 hour shift.

Brookline Senior Center Ambassadors

The Brookline Senior Center is seeking volunteers for our new Senior Center ambassador position. Tasks will include greeting visitors, offering tours of the Senior Center, and providing social engagement and support to Senior Center participants. Volunteers must possess strong customer service skills. Supervision and training will be provided as needed. Available days and times vary, but general time commitment is a 2-4 hour shift.

Technology Volunteers

The Brookline Senior Center is seeking technology volunteers to assist with the set up and operation of our computer equipment for our hybrid Zoom program offerings. Volunteers will work closely with the Senior Center Program Manager and identified program leaders to identify technology needs and to troubleshoot any issues that arise during the program. Training will be provided as needed. Available days and times vary, but general time commitment would be up to two hours per program.

Retirement Engagement Alternatives Program (REAP)

The REAP program is designed for Brookline residents aged 60 and older who wish to remain engaged and active in the community while in retirement or partial retirement. Limited additional program opportunities may also be available for individuals aged 55-60. The goal of this program is to enhance the retirement experience by connecting participants with either part-time paid or volunteer work in the community or at the Brookline Senior Center (BSC).

To enroll or for more information, call 617-730-2767 or email Sarah Aguirre at saguirre@brooklinema.gov.

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