Monetary donations can be made by printing and filling out this form and mailing it to the Senior Center. We also accept donated items from our wish list:
Cans of regular decaf coffee
Laundry detergent (liquid)
Rolls of paper towels
Jewlery - all types (old and new)
Dish and laundry detergent
Merchandise for the Gift Shop
Colored copier paper
The Northampton Council on Aging and Senior Center has many volunteer opportunities in a wide variety of exciting and rewarding positions. Whether you have a limited amount of time to offer, or want to become more engaged, there is the perfect schedule here for you. All volunteers receive orientation, training, and on-going support. For more information about volunteering at the Senior Center please call 587-1313 and leave a message.
If you are interested in volunteering please fill out our Volunteer Application and return it to Crystal Cote-Stosz at the Senior Center.
Listed below are some of the ways you can volunteer!
Substitute receptionists are needed for various shifts. This position is fast paced. Responsibilities include answering the phone, assisting customers and other tasks.
· Medical Transportation Drivers Volunteers needed to transport seniors to medical appointments. Use your own vehicle. Fuel and out-of-pocket expenses are reimbursed. Insurance coverage supplemented under City of Northampton.
· Van Drivers
Van drivers needed to transport seniors to and from the Senior Center and for special events. Volunteer for a morning or afternoon schedule or as a substitute. No special driver’s license necessary. Training provided. Insurance coverage supplemented under City of Northampton.
· Coffee Shop
Substitutes needed for various shifts. Make coffee and sell assorted pastries.
Other Volunteer Opportunities:
· Gift Shop
Morning shifts available on Mondays and Thursdays from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., and afternoon shifts available on Mondays and Tuesdays from 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Substitute shifts are also available.
· Recreational Bingo
Help set up, clean up and assist during Bingo on Thursdays, 1-3:30 p.m.
· Companion Program
Visit with and assist seniors in their homes. Please call 587-1226 if this is something of interest to you.
· Needle·Work·Shop Club meets Mondays from 1-3 p.m. Assist in creating handmade baby clothes, doll clothes, afghans, and more for the Senior Center Gift Shop.
· Special Events Set up
Prepare rooms and set up tables for special events.
· Are You Crafty or Artistic?
Use your special talents and creative skills to make items for our Gift Shop: Jewelry, pottery, ceramics, quilting, artwork, etc.
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