Volunteer Opportunities

The Bethlehem Senior Volunteer Program is an integral part of the senior services office. Participants in the volunteer program are matched with their abilities and job preferences. Volunteer jobs may include:
  • Van or car driver
  • Van assistant
  • Assisting on social programs
  • Leading a virtual/in person class or program
  • Office assistance
  • Meals on Wheels delivery
  • Food pantry
  • Congregate meal helper
  • Project volunteers and assistance to other town offices and programs
Community volunteers of all ages, from college interns to community groups, all assist the Senior Volunteer Program. Student and community groups do such things as:
  • Assisting transportation drivers with grocery shopping
  • Cleaning and washing senior vehicles
  • Evening and weekend social programs
  • Sorting food in the Bethlehem Food Pantry

Applying for Volunteer Opportunities


Adults
If you are an adult interested in becoming a volunteer, please complete and return the following forms listed below.  If you need a paper copy, please feel free to visit us in our office or call for a copy to be mailed to you. Student Volunteers - under 18 years of age need the following:
  • Submit a completed Student Volunteer Application
  • Submit a completed Volunteer Agreements form
  • All student volunteers are required to call the Senior Services office at 518-439-4955, ext. 1170 to arrange their volunteer schedule.  If a parent/guardian phones on behalf of the child, they will be told to have the student call us directly.
  • All students participating in a program that involves senior transportation will need a signed and dated permission note from their parent/guardian stating that they have permission to participate and ride on senior services vehicles.
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Community – Engaged As We Age