COVID-19 Volunteer Response
Updated March 2, 2021
How you can help…
Make Wellness Calls! Volunteer Wellness Calls help Heights and Hills staff monitor the needs of older people waiting for services with weekly targeted and friendly check-in calls. Volunteers can choose how many calls they make from week to week, and receive on-going support. Must be over 18. To get involved, fill out our volunteer application and register to attend a 1-hour required training.
Upcoming Wellness Calls Trainings:
Registration for our March Wellness Call volunteer Zoom training on Wednesday, March 17th at 5:30pm is now open!
Please use this link to register via mobilize – register here
This 1-hour Zoom training, co-hosted by our partners at the Neighbor network, will include an overview of the wellness calls project, guidelines for making calls, and more.
In addition to attending the training, volunteers are required to complete an application here
Join our Shopping Squad! Provide vital individual shopping support with no-contact delivery to home-bound older people in 19 Brooklyn neighborhoods. Volunteers can pick and choose how often they help and in which neighborhoods. Individual Shopping Squad volunteers must be over 18, families can volunteer together as a team long as one member of the team is over 18 and present. Car and willingness to shop/deliver to variety of neighborhoods appreciated. To get involved, fill out our volunteer application and register to attend a 1-hour required training.
Upcoming Shopping Squad Trainings:
Monday, Mar 22nd at 5:30PM: register here
NOTE – A completed Volunteer Application and attending a training is required for both Wellness Caller and Shopping Squad Volunteers.
Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Heights and Hills!
We continue to re-evaluate our volunteer efforts during this pandemic. Please check back often for updated information.
Questions? Contact the Volunteer Department if you have any questions or signup links are not working email@example.com or call 718 596-8789 x329