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Older Adult Partnerships and Outreach Volunteer Opportunity

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Comedians on Call


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Published 1 month ago

Recurring
Weekdays
A few hours per week

Comedians on Call is looking for volunteers who want to help support our new initiative, a free hotline connecting older adults with comedians for a few laughs. We started CoC back in April, in response to the increased social isolation that seniors were feeling during the pandemic. As two friends and a growing group of incredible volunteers we've built this into a national project and are on track to serve over 500 seniors in need. We were even featured in The Daily Skimm and the Bklyner here! Social isolation is not going away and we want to continue this program but in order to do so we need more help! We are looking for people who can focus on one or more of the following areas.....

Partnerships & Outreach - Our senior clients come from a host of different sources including direct referrals through our website and via partnerships with senior serving organizations across the country. We have worked with groups such as JASA, the Good Shepherd's Center, and DOROT. We need someone who is excited about continuing these efforts and partnerships. Your goal will be to sign up more older adults and help us reach the people who need our services the most. 


Operations and Logistics  - We've developed a hotline system to match seniors to their comedian volunteers but the program requires processes and management to run effectively. If you love spreadsheets, checking off boxes on your to-do list, and have a high attention to detail, this role is for you. We need someone who can help manage our database of seniors and comedians as well as assist in set-up for calls and address any real time issues as they arrive. As a note the calls typically take place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, not required but helpful if you have some availability (to be available) when these occur.


Social Media -  If you aren't on Instagram you don't exist right! We need someone to help build out our social media presence. We have a website but no other means to spread the word and share our laughs. 


Comedians on Call is looking for volunteers who want to help support our new initiative, a free hotline connecting older adults with comedians for a few laughs. We started CoC back in April, in response to the increased social isolation that…

Details at a glance

  • Virtual Opportunity
  • Wheelchair Accessible

How to Apply

If interested, please send us an email to info@comediansoncall.org

If interested, please send us an email to info@comediansoncall.org

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