VOLUNTEER – DELIVER HOPE!

When We Care for Others, Our Life Flourishes

You Are Important to Our Seniors and to Us

In just 2-4 hours per week, you can make a difference by delivering nutritious meals to homebound seniors or by providing clients with transportation to medical appointments. You wouldn’t let those you care about go hungry, struggle with loneliness, or suffer from lack of access to care. We won’t either. Join us!

Become a Volunteer in Three Steps:

  1. Click and complete the volunteer application and choose your orientation date. Easy!
  2. Attend in-person volunteer orientation and pass a background check. Quick!
  3. Begin volunteering in your own neighborhood! Convenient and safe! We work with your availability!

Volunteer Opportunities

Meals On Wheels Volunteers

MEALS ON WHEELS (MOW) VOLUNTEERS

Deliver a lunchtime meal to 5-10 homebound seniors which averages just 1 ½ -2 hours. Weekday opportunities, typically between 10:30am and 12:30pm. Locations throughout Pinellas County. Spouses/partners can team up to do the deliveries together or independently.

Transportation

TRANSPORTATION DRIVERS

Volunteer drivers ensure Neighborly clients safely arrive on time and are returned home from a range of medical appointments and pharmacies (within ten miles, one way, from the client’s home). Choose your region of the county; no wheelchairs or lifting! Volunteers assist for a two to four hour block of time per week anytime between 8:45 am and 4:00 pm. Please note the additional volunteer and vehicle requirements in the volunteer application.

Volunteer Opportunities

Meals On Wheels Volunteers

MEALS ON WHEELS (MOW) VOLUNTEERS

Deliver a lunchtime meal to homebound seniors, typically 5 to 10 clients per route which averages 1 ½ -2 hours. Weekday opportunities, typically between 10:30am and 12:30pm. There are locations throughout Pinellas County. Spouses/partners can team up to do the deliveries together or independently.

Transportation

TRANSPORTATION DRIVERS

Volunteer drivers ensure Neighborly clients safely arrive on time and are returned home from a range of medical appointments and pharmacies (within ten miles, one way, of the client’s home). Choose your region of the county in which to serve. Volunteers usually assist two to four hours per week between 8:45 am and 4:00 pm.  Please note the additional volunteer and vehicle requirements in the volunteer application.

Group Opportunity

ADULT DAY CARE ENTERTAINER

We welcome musicians, singers, magicians, clowns, and more! Volunteers typically serve once a month, any day Monday-Friday, usually between 10-11:45 am or 1-2 pm. Currently, we have three locations from which to choose: Palm Harbor, Largo, and South St. Petersburg.

Pet Therapy

PET THERAPY

Pet Therapists (dogs) and their handlers (dog owners) visit with Adult Day Center clients, who have cognitive and memory challenges, and staff. Must be registered with one of three approved pet therapy agencies: Project Pup, Alliance of Therapy Dogs, or Pet Partners.

Adult Day Care Entertainer

GROUP OPPORTUNITY – ADOPT A ROUTE

Here’s an opportunity for your organization to support your very own Meals on Wheels route! Meals are picked up at a one of our sites in the county. Your team members can rotate through on your chosen weekday between 10:30am and 12:30pm and meals are delivered to 5 to 10 homebound individuals. We can structure your route to be once a week, once a month, or every day – whatever works best for you and your team. It only takes 1½ to 2 hours during lunch time and two people with access to a vehicle to get started.

Senior Cafe Volunteer

SENIOR CAFE VOLUNTEERS

These volunteers assist the Senior Café staff by packing totes with meals for MOW drivers, help with client activities and meal service, clean bins, roll silverware, and engage with dining site participants. Monday-Friday opportunities, typically between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm. Shift times are flexible. There are eight locations from which to choose.

Administrative Support

ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT

Help us with scanning, record keeping, filing, mailings, data entry, special projects, client phone calls, etc. Flexible shifts are available Monday – Friday any time between 9 am – 4 pm at our Administrative office located on Evergreen Avenue in Clearwater.

Adult Day Center Site Volunteer

ADULT DAY CENTER SITE VOLUNTEER

These volunteers assist staff with various needs and client activities including physical and cognitive exercises. May include some light clean-up after activities and meals. Opportunities exist Monday- Friday, typically between 10-11:45am or 1-2pm. Shift times are flexible, and there are three locations from which to choose (Palm Harbor, Largo and South St. Petersburg).

Make a Difference

We can end hunger and social isolation for our seniors in Pinellas County. It doesn’t take much to change a life. Let’s go beyond expectations regarding our aging elderly community, elevating dignity and respect for life as we age.

OUR VALUES
Acts of kindness naturally occur when we treat others as ourselves.
Deliver hope, meals, and compassion, come rain or shine.

Three Easy Steps to Becoming a Volunteer

Here’s how to get started:

  1. Click and complete the volunteer application and choose your orientation date. Easy!
  2. Attend in-person volunteer orientation and pass a background check. Quick!
  3. Begin volunteering in your own neighborhood! Convenient and safe! We work with your availability!

Neighborly Senior Care Network does not accept court-ordered volunteers.
Our minimum age to volunteer is 18.

Witnessing a Day in the Life of a Meals on Wheels Volunteer

Neighborly Senior Care Network does not accept court-ordered volunteers. Our minimum age to volunteer is 18.

Volunteer Today

Share Happiness and Love with Others

Three Easy Steps to Becoming a Volunteer

Here’s how to get started:

  1. Click on the application button below, complete it, and submit. You can choose your orientation session and review opportunities and locations.
  2. Attend an in-person volunteer orientation. We will discuss Neighborly programs, policies, and procedures and determine the best fit and location for your service.
  3. We conduct a background screening. Once results are returned and are clear, volunteers are referred to the site of their choice where staff will prepare a schedule.

Neighborly Senior Care Network does not accept court-ordered volunteers. Our minimum age to volunteer is 18.

*Neighborly is unable to accept volunteers for one-time service for our current volunteer opportunities. If you can make a regular commitment, please complete our application and choose your orientation date.