Help us, help our older neighbors!

We need your unique skills to help our older adults age successfully!

SHIIP – Medicare Counseling

Volunteer SHIIP Medicare Counselors are certified by the North Carolina Department of Insurance Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) to provide unbiased information and assistance to Medicare beneficiaries as they navigate their Medicare journey. 

Office & Clerical

Volunteers assist by greeting visitors, answering telephone calls, assisting program coordinators with filing paperwork, conducting telephone satisfaction surveys regarding COA services, and more.

Prepare Lunch

Volunteer groups can donate a prepared lunch meal for up to 15 of our Next Door Group Respite Program participants and volunteers.

Yard Work

Volunteers help local older adults to maintain their independence and remain safe in their own yards by assisting with lawn maintenance. 

Home Repairs

Volunteer perform minor home safety repairs to improve home safety for older adults within the Union County community. Tasks may include, but are not limited to: changing light bulbs, installing handrails and safety grab bars, building wheelchair ramps, amongst other “odds and ends.”

Lead Activities

Volunteers can assist individuals with memory loss attending our Next Door Group Respite Program by providing stimulating one-on-one conversation for participants, assisting with daily planned activities, and serving lunch.

To Volunteer with COA, you must complete this form: