Help Home-Bound Seniors with Yard Maintenance - Southern AZ

Published

10/31/2018

Duration

One-time only

Address

LSS-SW Office
6303 East Tanque Verde Road
Suite 101
Tucson
Arizona
85715
United States

Description

Volunteer purpose and impact

Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest seeks a small group of volunteers to assist older adults in yard clean up. Home-bound adults face many barriers that make it difficult to complete everyday tasks, including outdoor home maintenance. Help older adults complete a task they are no longer able to do, while preserving their dignity by maintaining a neat and tidy home they so deeply cherish.


Responsibilities and key deliverables

·      May be asked to trim bushes, weed, rake

·      May be asked to pick up trash

·      May be asked to mow the lawn


Qualifications 

·      Should enjoy working outdoors

·      Volunteer teams will be responsible for providing their own yard tools. We will notify groups of the project beforehand so teams will know what is needed.


Working conditions

The volunteer will serve outside the home of the client. 


Clearances required & training

This role requires at least one person (if volunteering in a group) to obtain a fingerprint clearance card ($73).


Location & timeframe

Client locations vary – client contact information will be provided before the volunteer service. Volunteering may be completed at any time

Benefits

  • Groups
  • Families

How To Apply

hgerrish@lss-sw.org
http://bttr.im/xmve1

Please complete an online volunteer application at http://bttr.im/xmve1. Contact Heidi Gerrish, LSS-SW Volunteer Coordinator with any questions. You can reach Heidi at hgerrish@lss-sw.org, or 520-668-4916.


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