The Mission of the Southern Maine Agency on Aging is to improve the physical, social, emotional and economic well-being of elder adults in Southern Maine.
The Center for Agewell Programs at Southern Maine Agency on Aging (SMAA) offers nationally recognized, evidence-based workshops, and balance and strength screening events to help older adults maintain healthy, active lifestyles free from falls and falls-related injuries.
The Agewell Administration Support Volunteer will assist with various office support activities, including printing and assembling workbooks for classes, data entry, and preparing materials for upcoming community workshops.
Qualities, experience & skills needed by the volunteers: Comfortable working in an office environment, computer skills, including typing, use of the internet, data entry, use of a printer/copier. Detail oriented, respect for confidentiality. Ability to sit, lift up to 20 lbs.
Where will the volunteer(s) work? At the main Southern Maine Agency on Aging office in Scarborough.
When will the volunteer(s) work? Volunteer opportunity is 2-4 hours per week, during regular business hours 8a-4:30p, M-F.
What length of commitment is expected of the volunteer(s)? The opportunity for this position is 2 years, with potential on-going need.
Who will provide the training, and how long will it take? Training will be provided by the Agewell Coordinator, Falls Prevention Program Director, and Agewell Admin Assistant, and will be individual over several sessions to orient the volunteer to the tasks required.