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    • Volunteer Opportunities at Jefferson Healthcare "We need more people who are willing to share their time and energy for a good cause. We invite you to join the Jefferson Healthcare team as a volunteer. Together, we can make our community a better place to live.

    • ECHHO: How You Can Help! (Volunteers Needed) OUR MISSION: ECHHO is a non-profit organization that works in partnership with volunteers and community organizations of Jefferson County to provide transportation, chores, social support and medical equipment services to persons who are elderly, disabled or of limited means so that they may continue to live independently.

    • Volunteer Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program Jefferson & Clallam Counties “Ombudsman” is a Swedish word that means “one who speaks on behalf of another.”
      Long-term Care Ombudsmen are professionally trained volunteers from the community who represent the interests of all residents living in Nursing Homes, Adult Family Homes, and Assisted Living Facilities.
      Ombudsmen visit facilities regularly.

    • Volunteer advocates needed for Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program "Do you want to truly make a difference in someone’s life? Do you enjoy working with senior citizens? Advocates are needed for the Washington State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program in Kitsap County, made up of a group of highly trained community volunteers who advocate for long-term care facility residents and their families, assisting them in achieving the highest level of quality of life and quality of care, a right guaranteed by law."
      There are several well-known long-term care facilities in North Kitsap County, i.e. relatively close-by, including in Poulsbo, Silverdale & Bainbridge Island

    • Senior Information and Assistance of Clallam and Jefferson Counties Olympic Area Agency on Aging 411 W. Washington
      Sequim, WA 98382
      Phone: 360-452-3221
      Toll free: 800-801-0070

    • Kitsap County: Senior Information and Assistance for Kitsap County

      Mailing address:
      Division of Aging and Long-Term Care
      614 Division Street, MS-5
      Port Orchard, WA 98366

      Location address:
      1026 Sidney Ave.
      Port Orchard, WA 98366
      Phone: 360-475-6649

    • Affordable Care Act (Obama Care) IN-PERSON ASSISTER/NAVIGATOR PROGRAM | Navigators
      • Jefferson & Clallam County
      • Kitsap County [Kitsap Public Health District to continue as local lead organization for the Washington Health Benefit Exchange customer support program] Kitsap Public Health is one of nine organizations, which include public health agencies, regional health networks and other community organizations, chosen statewide to help residents enroll in health insurance on the Washington Healthplanfinder for the next open enrollment period, which runs from Nov. 1 through Jan. 31, 2016. Kitsap Public Health will serve residents in Kitsap and North Mason Counties.

    • Senior Corps Americans over 55 have a lifetime of experience to share, and the desire to make a real difference in their world. They’ve managed households, been business owners and nurses, farmers and salespeople, artists and executives. Now they are ready to put their unique talents and expertise to work in their communities, and enrich their own lives in the process.
      Senior Corps connects today’s over 55s with the people and organizations that need them most. We help them become mentors, coaches or companions to people in need, or contribute their job skills and expertise to community projects and organizations.

      RSVP of Clallam Jefferson Counties/ Olympic Community Action Programs

      803 W Park Avenue
      Port Townsend, Washington 98368
      Project Director: Sheila Ramsey
      Phone: 360-385-2571 Extension 6324
      Service Area: Clallam | Jefferson

    • RSVP SeniorCorps There are seventeen Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) projects in Washington State serving thirty-one of the state's thirty-nine counties. Members of RSVP are at least 55 years of age; there is no upper age limit. These projects are sponsored by non-profit organizations and local government agencies.
      RSVP volunteers serve in schools to increase reading and math comprehension of elementary and high school students; provide instruction and guidance to teen parents; organize neighborhood residents in a wide variety of public safety projects; in cooperation with the State Insurance Commissioner, counsel elders about health insurance and related matters through the Senior Health Insurance Benefit Advisors (SHIBA) program; educate the public concerning methods whereby environmental concerns can be addressed by recycling and the purchase of products that result in less waste of packaging materials.
      These are merely a few examples of the valuable community service that is provided by the nearly 16,000 volunteers of RVSP.

    • Kitsap County RSVP/ Lutheran Community Services NW
      645 4th Street, Suite 202
      Bremerton, Washington 98337
      Project Director: Meg Fraser
      Phone: 360-377-5511 Extension 506
      Service Area: Kitsap
    • OlyCap Volunteer Opportunities We characterize OlyCAP as the communities' helping hand, but we recognize that our community is also OlyCAP's helping hand. Every year thousands of hours of volunteer time are contributed to, or through, OlyCAP in support of our community. Volunteers help staff with delivering meals on wheels, administer emergency services, mentor children and assist in more ways than we can count......

    • Port Ludlow Health & Wellness Committee (sponsored by PLVC - Port Ludlow Village Council)

      Contact: gukrumme(at)gmail(dot)com or 206.605.1957

      Nature of Volunteer Work:: very flexible and diverse, including logistic help for and at Health Forums, Research, proof readings & link-checking for Website; updating resource materials in Notebooks (at Bay and Beach Clubs); one-on-one helping residents with finding health information; etc.)

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