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Opportunity Details

Senior Services

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Volunteer for Veterans! [HIL/PIN]

Purpose: Help Veterans and Military Families by supporting the Whole Health Initiative at James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital, Bay Pines VA Healthcare System and other veterans serving sites.

 

Qualifications: Great opportunity for individuals and their families who are looking to serve Veterans and/or Military Family Members in a meaningful way. Maybe you are a Veteran, a military family member, active military, a high school or a college student, a corporate or a family group, and a former AmeriCorps member. Volunteer may need to pass a TB Tine test and a National Criminal History Background check based on the volunteer opportunity. Each volunteer needs to complete an OVC Community Volunteer Application. –

 

Activities may include 

 

  • Delivering or serving food
  • Writing thank-you notes or encouragement letters
  • Serving with Veterans at community fairs or special projects
  • Garden projects
  • Assembling Care Items for Veterans and their family members
  • Holiday Events like the 911, Martin Luther King, Day of Caring, Veterans Day
  • Phone calls to socially isolated, elderly, or disabled Veterans

 

Benefits: flexible time commitment, will gain valuable skills, meet new people, and the opportunity to participate in recognition and social events

 

Time Commitment: Volunteers can serve at least 2
hours per activity on a one-time or recurring basis.

 

Training: Orientation will be given by Operation:
Veteran Connect staff.

 

Please contact Darius Mack at (813)492-7696 or email dmack@seniorsinservice.org for more information. 

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Volunteers needed through 8/1/2021

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