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Blood Pressure Screener:Senior Services is seeking volunteers with a patient care background to work as Blood Pressure Screening Providers. Volunteers will take blood pressure as requested, maintain proper records and follow confidentiality guidelines. Blood Pressure Screeners work one day a week, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Please stop by the front desk or call 891-5018 for more information.
Class Instructors:Lead and instruct students participating in the class. Instructors are knowledgeable and talented in the topic of discussion. Classes may include, but not be limited to: Spanish, Italian, quilting, knitting, crocheting, computer software, chess, arts and crafts, dance, Tai Chi, etc.
Club/Group Leaders:Lead and preside over a group of Senior Center members who are also members of the specific club. Club types may include: Computer Club, Singles Club, Fishing Club, Woodcarving, Bridge Club, Book Club, Creative Writing Club, etc.
Computer Lab Systems Administrators/Technicians:Assist in the maintenance and upkeep of the MSC computer lab. Duties include but are not limited to: trouble shooting internet access problems, installing and uninstalling software, hardware maintenance and upgrade, networking, etc.
Facility Beautification:Meal site assistance includes cleaning tables, serving food, and wrapping silverware.
Front Desk Reception:Provide front-line "reception" assistance either by phone or in person. Duties include but are not limited to: registering new and renewal memberships, exchanging money for the monthly newsletter, selling Rio Transit fare cards, taking program/outing fees, providing facility tours, answering phones, answering program related questions or referring inquiries, tracking information & referral data, etc.
Registration/Cashier:Register Senior Center members for programs (this includes exchange of money). Monthly registration takes place the first Thursday of the month.
Service Provider:Provide either specialty services or general services as needed. Examples of specialty services are taking blood pressure, providing hearing & hearing aid services, offering tax aid, etc. Examples of general services include stuffing bags, folding paper, delivering flyers, etc.
Van Drivers:Transport Senior Center members in a 14-passenger van, to and from predetermined destinations. Driver will take a leadership role during the outing providing assistance to the passengers, obtaining receipts from vendors, and providing emergency assistance, if needed.
For more information please contact Senior Services at (505)891-5018