Volunteer Opportunities

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For information about any of the BTSS volunteer opportunities, please contact Joan Patzelt, Volunteer Coordinator, at 248.723.3500 or send an email to jpatzelt@bloomfieldtwp.org.

Choir singing at Senior CenterBTSS Computer Lab Volunteer

Savvy computer users will work directly with participants in helping them solve their personal computer problems as well as monitor the lab during open hours.

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 Transportation Services for more information about Medical Transportation.

Volunteer Requirements

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.