Volunteer

Volunteer

Food donations volunteers needed

Are you 55 or older?

Are you interested in volunteering?

Would you like to share your talents and expertise in your community?

Not sure where to start?

We have something for everyone!

Call us today at 1-800-432-2080 or Click Chat Online at the bottom of the page.

There are several exciting volunteer opportunities throughout the state.

Senior Corps connects today’s people 55+ with the people and organizations that need them most. Click here for more information.

Benefits Counseling volunteers provide accurate information with health insurance questions and programs that assist with paying for prescriptions, food and electricity. Email nm.adrc@state.nm.us today for more information on becoming a benefits counseling volunteer.

Long-Term Care Ombudsman provides a voice for the residents of long-term care facilities. Would you like to be an advocate for the resident? Call 1-866-842-9230 or email altsd.omboutreach@state.nm.us today.

Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) offers meaningful part-time volunteer opportunities to persons 55+ with low incomes who provide one-to-one supportive services to children with special or exceptional needs. Foster grandparents receive stipends to support their volunteer work.

Senior Companion Program (SCP) offers part-time volunteer community service opportunities to persons 55+ with low incomes who provide supportive one-to-one services to older adults who help remaining independent in their own homes.

Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) provides 55+ with volunteer opportunities that meet important community needs. RSVP encourages older adults to share their lifetime talents, experiences, skills and hobbies with community projects and organizations needing volunteer talent.

Skills for Dementia Caregiving (also known as the Savvy Caregiver Program) Volunteer Trainer - Savvy means “knowing”.  The  Skills for Dementia Caregiving (aka Savvy Caregiver Program) is an interactive training program for caregivers of loved ones with dementia.  Skills for Dementia Caregiving (Savvy Caregiver) Trainers help caregivers become “savvy” by facilitating an evidence-based curriculum to assist caregivers in developing a sense of control or mastery while reducing stress and increasing their sense of satisfaction and accomplishment.

In an effort to expand the availability of the Skills for Dementia Caregiving (also known as the Savvy Caregiver) Program throughout the state, the Alzheimer’s Association, NM Chapter, is recruiting and training volunteers to become Skills for Dementia Caregiving/Savvy Caregiver Program Trainers.

If you have a desire to assist the dementia caregivers in your community please consider becoming a Skills for Dementia Caregiving/Savvy Caregiver Program Trainer. Click here for more information.

I need help. Where do I start? Call us. 1-800-432-2080

Need help? Click here to call us. 1-800-432-2080