Younger adults who want to connect to an older generation are invited to become a volunteer with Duet, which provides a variety of services to homebound seniors in the Phoenix metro area. An orientation is set for 4-6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14 at Church of the Beatitudes, 555 W. Glendale Ave.

If you are interested in directly helping a homebound senior, you can choose from a variety of service options, including: grocery shopping for or with; paperwork assistance such as sorting mail and filling out forms to be signed; transportation to medical appointments or other miscellaneous appointments; computer assistance, such as teaching basic e-mail; respite assistance to give a break to the regular family caregiver; and more. Services are flexible enough to be done in the evening or on weekends, around a volunteer’s schedule.

A Level 1 fingerprint background clearance is required and will be completed during orientation. If you already have a Level 1 fingerprint clearance card, bring a photocopy of the card with you.

To RSVP, e-mail or call 602-274-5022.


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