Volunteering: With Spunky Seniors


SSC BlogBy:  aG | Spunky Seniors Club® | March 2017

Is volunteering for you? Let’s get the meaning.  

If you’re willingly offering your services to help others, then that service is not a requirement nor is it an obligation.  If you’re willing to give volunteering a shot, first, take a look at your day.  If it doesn’t fill up quickly, you may want to make use of a few hours of your time in helping others within your community.

The second thing to consider is what skills you have to offer.  It doesn’t take much. Go over how you may help individuals in the list below. You would put a smile on someone’s face.

One of the significant things you should do for someone who desperately needs some attention at any given time or season is to lend them your ears or your educational skills.  Remember, giving your time and conversation may sometimes mean the world to someone that’s alone and lonely.

Here are 8 ideas for different ways you may want to lend a helping hand according to the actual businesses listed below.

  1. Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency.  Recruiting volunteers.
  2. Volunteer New York.  Making volunteering easy.
  3.  Family of Woodstock ~  is a network of individuals, paid and volunteer, whose
    mission is to provide confidential and fully accessible crisis intervention, information, prevention, and support services to address the needs of individuals and families.  The scope of the agency’s vision allows us to bring to bear resources to address a broad spectrum of human problems.
  4. iServe Mohawk Valley.  Together we can support the hungry in our community. Volunteer and gain real-world experience. Enhance
    your resume.  Make a difference in your community.
  5. New York Cares. Meets pressing community needs by mobilizing caring New Yorkers in volunteer service.
  6. GardenShare. Projects that are heart warming!
  7. Rural Health Network. Volunteers needed in South Central NYS.
  8. The Service Collaborative of Western NY.  Recruiting for volunteers. 

Being a volunteer also means that even the smallest bit of body language shall make a difference to someone.  Decide what’s being a volunteer means to you and run with it.  Let’s get out and help to make someone’s day a little brighter and kinder.  


Find more volunteer work that’s sure to put a smile on your face.

Let us know how volunteering helped the ones you served by posting it on our Facebook page.  

“The miracle is not that we do this work, but that we are happy to do it”.  – Mother Teresa

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