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Description
Volunteers assist Westmoreland County seniors by providing much needed services.  These services include but are not limited to: 
  • Friendly Visits
  • Appointment escort
  • Handy person / minor repairs
  • Telephone reassurance
  • Caregiver relief
  • Errands / shopping
  • Referral assistance
  • Yard work / gardening

Friendly visitors may share a hobby or a cup of coffee, but most importantly, they listen to and talk with those who need companions.
 
Qualities & Requirements
Friendly Visitors should possess a high level of integrity, a desire to help seniors, good listening skills and a caring and sensitive attitude. 
 
Attend a volunteer orientation and periodic training sessions where you will meet and network with other folks willing to make a difference.
 
Commitment
Simply visit or call a home-bound senior or seniors at a mutually-agreed upon time.  All it takes is about an hour a week.
 
Recognition
While nothing compares to the fulfillment you receive by bringing sunshine to someone's day, our volunteers' efforts are honored every year at a recognition event celebrating National Volunteer Week.

This project is funded, in part, under a contract with the Westmoreland Board of County Commissioners, The United Way, Area Agency on Aging and the Pennsylvania Department of Aging and the Administration on Aging.

Jacob's Creek Area
Melaney Hegyes, Program Director
Ph: (724) 542-4117
  • Alverton
  • Madison
  • Norvelt
  • Smithton
  • Dawson
  • Mt. Pleasant
  • Ruffsdale
  • Tarrs
  • Everson
  • New Stanton
  • Scottdale

 
Alle-Kiski
Lori J. Sendro, Program Director
Ph: (724) 224-3199
Forbes Trail
Phyllis Morgan, Program Director
Ph: (724) 327-3353
  • Arnold 
  • Lower Burrell
  • New Kensington
  • Upper Burrell
  • Delmont
  • Export
  • Murrysville


Faith in Action
Phyllis Morgan, Program Director
Ph: (724) 392-4161
Greater Greensburg
Lori Sendro, Program Director
Ph: (724) 205-6282
  • Irwin
  • Larimer
  • North Irwin
  • Manor
  • N. Huntington
  • Westmoreland City
  • Jeannette 
  • Trafford
  • Penn Twp
 
  • Greensburg
  • Salem Township