For information about any of the BTSS volunteer opportunities,
please contact Joan Patzelt, Volunteer Coordinator, at
BTSS 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 Musical Talent Volunteers
Expanding music program at BTSS (senior center and Friendship
Club). Volunteers and leader needed for singing group to
perform at center. Also, music is a daily activity for our
Friendship Club members. Volunteers who play instruments and
can perform for small groups are greatly needed. Please
trade your talent for smiles! Students Welcome!
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
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 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM).
Scheduling based on your availability. Training and support
will be provided.
BTSS Office Volunteer
Do you enjoy meeting new people? Office Volunteers generally
answer phones, direct calls, greet visitors, take
registrations for trips and programs and help the staff with
miscellaneous assignments. Office volunteers work either
8:00 AM –12:00 PM or 12 – 3:30 PM and 3:30-6:30 PM Monday
through Friday, weekly or once a month.
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.
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