What Volunteers Do
The activities of the Volunteer vary with the needs and interests of the Client. Companionship, listening, reading, light chores, errands and / or some transportation are among the tasks performed by most Volunteers. Weekly contact between the Volunteer and Client is the norm, although varies with the Client needs and /or comfort. The time commitment is usually two to three hours per month. The Administrator and other Volunteers are available for support, especially during the initial months of the Volunteer / Client relationship.
The model Volunteer maintains confidentiality of the Client and the Client's family, participates in training sessions, provides bi-monthly Volunteer / Client contact reports, and keeps the Administrator informed of planned, extended absences from the Valley.
Volunteer attributes include possessing an interest in supporting the elderly and vulnerable populations, having patience, flexibility, reliability and good listening skills. Volunteers have the ability to respect diverse backgrounds and cultures.
How to become a Volunteer:
1) Contact the Administrator, Michelle Jerome, Phone or Email
2) Fill out a Volunteer Application and mail it to:
Attention: Methow Valley Guardian Angel Program
PO Box 895
Twisp, WA 98856
3) Background check is conducted by Administrator
4) Administrator calls the applicant to plan orientation & training.
The following forms are available for downloading and printing.
1) Volunteer Application Form (pdf format):
2) Bi-Monthly Volunteer Hours Report (pdf format):
Volunteer Hours Report - Undated Version
January & February, 2020
March & April, 2020
May & June, 2020
July & August, 2020
September & October, 2020
November & December, 2020