Volunteering with Elderbridge
There are numerous ways you can team up with Elderbridge staff members to volunteer your time and talents and help your friends and neighbors.
Senior Medicare Patrol
Volunteers with Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) are at the front lines of helping to stop fraud, abuse and errors in Medicare. Prospective volunteers who qualify go through a short training period and then can chose among a variety of these role descriptions, each designed to fit the individual’s skills and availability.
- Making group presentations
- Staffing exhibits
- Media Liaison
- Assisting with administration
- Volunteer Facilitator
- Complex Issues Counselor
Call Elderbridge Community Outreach Coordinator at 1-800-243-0678 Extension 7079 if you are interested in becoming an SMP Volunteer.
Home Delivered Meals Volunteers
Elderbridge helps manage nearly 90 congregate meal sites in our 29 county service area. Many of these meals sites are in need of volunteer drivers to take meals to who people who are home bound. Please call Elderbridge Nutrition Coordinator 1-800-243-0678 Extension 7060 if you are interested in helping with home delivered meals.
Fresh Conversations Volunteers
The Fresh Conversations program offers food, fun and friendly conversation to help you maintain your health and independence. Once a month, older adults gather together at a congregate meal site to learn from each other, sample new recipes, discuss current nutrition and health topics, and discover new ways to be active. Fresh Conversations is a 30 minute session led by a facilitator using an information packed newsletter developed and funded by the Iowa Department of Public Health and the Iowa Department on Aging. We would love to expand the program to additional meal sites so please call Nutrition Coordinator 1-800-243-0678 ext 7060 if you would like to be a volunteer leader.