For information about any of the BTSS volunteer opportunities,
please contact Joan Patzelt, Volunteer Coordinator, at
248.723.3500 or send
an email to
BTSS Grocery/Errands Shopper
According to AARP polls, almost 9 in 10 Americans
over the age of 60, wish to remain in their own homes and
community. BTSS currently offers services like HDM, Medical
Transportation and Telephone Reassurance to make "aging in
place" safe and affordable for our elderly residents. The
volunteer driver position, "Grocery/Errands Shopper" is
designed to assist non-driving elders with their local
grocery shopping and errands. The time commitment is planned
for a 2 hour visit every month. Schedule is flexible and can
be worked out between client and volunteer as to day and
time trip are made utilizing the volunteer's vehicle.
BTSS Meals on Wheels Driver
The Meals on Wheels Program has been growing and is
in need of additional regular and substitute drivers. Meal
delivery occurs in the morning hours, Monday through Friday.
Bring some sunshine into the lives of homebound seniors in
your community! See
Nutrition Services for more information about the Home
Delivered Meals program.
BTSS Adult Day Service Volunteer
Do you enjoy arts & crafts or music? Volunteers are
being recruited to assist at the BTSS Adult Day Care. The
Center offers enrichment activities to memory impaired
individuals, who are in need of a structured setting while
their family members are at work or require respite time.
Volunteers will be directly involved with the program
participants. Activities may include art, playing various
types of tabletop games, reading, reminiscing, and exercise.
The BTSS Adult Day Service will be open weekdays (8:00 AM -
4:00 PM). Scheduling based on your availability. Training
and support will be provided.
BTSS Telephone Reassurance Callers
Volunteers provide a daily (Monday-Friday)
reassurance telephone call to frail and/or isolated seniors.
BTSS Medical Appointment Drivers
Volunteer drivers provide transportation to medical
appointments to Bloomfield Township residents ages 60+. See
for more information about Medical Transportation.
Volunteer applicants must be at least 18 years of age, a Bloomfield
Township resident and agree to complete/submit a volunteer application
and background check form. For information about any of the BTSS
volunteer opportunities, please contact Joan Patzelt, Deputy Director,
at 248.723.3500 or send an email.