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Volunteer Services

Volunteers are the life force of the Fairhaven Council on Aging.

Volunteers provide the hands, brains and heart of our efforts. Anyone is welcome to volunteer.

Volunteers are needed to share their talents and skills. Do you have a skill, special talent or experience you would like to share with our seniors? Would you be willing to provide an informational lecture or workshop?

                          Michael Voss

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              Doreen Crawford

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    Chris Lavault

All volunteers are expected to fill out a Volunteer Application, and pass a CORI (Criminal Records) check.  Once a volunteer is on-board they are expected to keep accurate records of their volunteer hours using "My Senior Center" software, at the computer monitor on the front desk.

Volunteers are important People who help by:

o Leading activities and group events
o Being Friendly Visitors
o Being Telephone Reassurance callers
o Driving to appointments, shopping, etc.
o Escorts Shopping
o Helping in the kitchen
o Being Meals on Wheels delivery people
o Being Social Day Care assistants
o Being Office Support
o S.H.I.N.E. Counselors {Serving the Health Information Needs of Elders}

Volunteer Application               volunteer application.pdf

Applications and Forms are also available on site at the Senior Center

If you would like to be a volunteer, or if you know someone who is in need of services, please call our Volunteer Coordinator at the Senior Center (508-979-4029).

For inquiries contact the Fairhaven Senior Center at 229 Huttleston Avenue, call  508-979-4029, or email

40 Center Street, Fairhaven, MA 02719
ph: 508.979.4023    fx: 508.979.4079
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