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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:

White Board Markers
Tea Cups and Saucers
Portable Ping Pong Table
Cans of regular decaf coffee
Paper towels
Laundry detergent (liquid)
Microwave popcorn
Rolls of paper towels
9-Volt batteries
Jewlery - all types (old and new)
Dish and laundry detergent
Merchandise for the Gift Shop
Colored copier paper
Door-prize items
Riding Lawn Mower
Cordless Drill

Volunteer Opportunities

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!

We need:

· Receptionists
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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