2017-03-15 / Community & Local News

SeniorsPlus seeks volunteers

LEWISTON — SeniorsPlus, the designated Western Maine Agency on Aging, seeks volunteers for several of its programs. A list of current volunteer opportunities follows.

Medicare Advocate: provides confidential assistance to individuals in understanding, reviewing options and choices with Medicare coverages. Experience in Microsoft Office products, internet research and keyboarding skills required. Advocates must attend certification training program currently scheduled for May 10, 17 and 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the SeniorsPlus office in Lewiston. Additional training is provided after completion of certification program. Advocates are needed throughout Androscoggin, Franklin and Oxford counties.

Dining site volunteers: healthy meal assistance including set up, serving, cleanup and donation collection at the sites. In Farmington Mondays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. At Meadowview and Heritage Court in Lewiston Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. No experience necessary. All training provided.

Meals on Wheels drivers/deliverers: deliver nutritious meals and social contact to the homebound in Androscoggin, Franklin and Oxford counties, one or more days per week from the Lewiston production kitchen. Most routes take about one hour and a half, Monday through Thursday mornings between 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Must have a valid Maine driver’s license.

Kitchen Helpers/Packers: assist with preparation of meals or packing delivered meals at the Lewiston production kitchen, one or more days per week, Monday through Thursday mornings from 8:30 to 11 a.m.

For more information, contact Volunteer Coordinator Heather Chandel at SeniorsPlus by phone at 513-3710 or by email hchandel@seniorsplus.org.

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