Employment and Volunteer Opportunities
Whether it's being employed at the Grand Forks Senior Center or volunteering, it is rewarding to work with older adults and assist them as they strive to remain active, engaged, and independent.
Want to make a difference in the lives of older adults in our community? We have many volunteer areas from which to choose. If you have any questions, please contact Ranea Johnson, GFSC Activity Director, at 701-757-4866 or firstname.lastname@example.org
To start volunteering, fill out the volunteer application and return to the Senior Center at the front desk, by mail or email: Volunteer Application
Here are a few areas of need for volunteers:
We need bingo workers! Bingo is at 1 pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Sign up to help once in a while or pick a day to help out each week. In the spring of 2018, we started looking for someone who may be able to maintain our bingo machine and other volunteers who can work payout. The payout volunteers need to be comfortable working with money. Contact Activity Assistant Amber Gajeski at 701-757-4873 or email@example.com.
Dining Room Volunteers
We need are in need of people to work as Dining Room Volunteers for the Monday and Wednesday noon meals. If interested, contact Activity Director Ranea Johnson at 701-757-4866 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Walking Club Volunteer
We need are in need of a person to coordinate and implement a 3-month walking program. If interested, contact Activity Director Ranea Johnson at 701-757-4866 or email@example.com.
Make and sell popcorn. Clean machine after each use. Every other Thursday from 12:20 pm - 2:00 pm. Must be able to work independently and operate hot popcorn popper. Contact Activity Director Ranea Johnson at 701-757-4866 or firstname.lastname@example.org if interested in this opportunity.
Meals on Wheels Volunteers
The Grand Forks Senior Center is in need of regular and substitute volunteer drivers for Meals on Wheels routes. Meals on Wheels are delivered Monday through Friday, with volunteers meeting at the Grand Forks Senior Center (620 4th Ave S) at 10:30 a.m. Choose which day you would like to deliver! We strive to have all routes completed by noon each day. If this is something you may be interested in, please contact Meals on Wheels Coordinator Dawne Barwin at 701-757-2006 or at MOW@gfseniorcenter.org.
Home Delivered Meals Volunteers
The Grand Forks Senior Center is in need of regular and substitute volunteer drivers for its Home Delivered Meals program run out of the Altru Hospital kitchen. If this is something you may be interested in, please contact one of the Home Delivered Meals Co-coordinators, Paula Altepeter or Rhonda Stephan, at 701-780-5169 or at email@example.com.
Bone Builders Trainer
Looking for a volunteer to teach the beginner’s Bone Builders classes. This will not be a regular commitment, rather it will be sporadic on an as-needed basis. If interested, please contact Ranea Johnson at 701-757-4866 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Walk-In Clinic SUBSTITUTE Foot Clinic Volunteers - Needed to assist nurses with walk-in clinics when our regular volunteers are gone. Contact Julie Norman at 701-757-4868 or email@example.com.
Tech Volunteers - In order to meet the demand for tech support, we are looking for volunteers to help seniors use smartphones, iPads, tablets, etc. Please contact Ranea Johnson at 701-757-4866 or firstname.lastname@example.org if interested.
Additional volunteer opportunities:
Grand Forks Senior Center Library
Wii Bowling Coordinator
Footcare Clinic Host
Bone Builders Trainer
Board of Director Member
Miscellaneous (Contact Ranea Johnson at 701-757-4866 or email@example.com)