Volunteer Opportunity

Area Agency on Aging – Volunteer Nutrition Program Driver

Project Start Date: Thu, March 31, 2016 12:00 pm
Project End Date: Wed, April 1, 2020 12:00 pm
Opportunity Type: Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity
Department: Community Services
Category: Human Services and Public Health
Time Commitment & Minimum Age: Must be 21 to apply. 2-6 hours per week, weekday afternoons (4-6pm). June through October commitment. Times and locations vary depending shift/s and delivery routes chosen.
Location:

Farm 1: Lafayette

Delivery of 10 CSA boxes to Louisville Senior Center (900 Via Appia Way, Louisville CO, 80027)

Days/Times: Thursdays, 4-6pm

Farm 2: Lafayette

Delivery of 10 CSA boxes to Boulder County Area Agency on Aging (3482 N. Broadway, Boulder CO, 80304) <AND/OR> Nederland Community Center (750 CO-72, Nederland, CO 80466)

Days/Times: TBD

Farm 3: Lyons

Delivery of 6 CSA boxes to Walt Self Center Community Building (432 5th Avenue, Lyons CO 80540)

Days/Times: TBD

Program Summary:

The Nutrition Program of Boulder County Area Agency on Aging promotes eating well for health, longevity, and quality of life. Getting the right nutrients and fresh, quality food is an important component in preventing and managing chronic diseases that older adults may experience. Our nutrition programs provide education, counseling and support to older adults and their caregivers to assist in them with their healthy living goals.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Becoming Volunteer Driver for Boulder County Area Agency on Aging’s (BCAAA) Nutrition Program is a great way to promote the health and wellness of older adults in our community, and support local farms!

BCAAA is able to fund Community Sustainable Agriculture (CSA) shares through a grant from LiveWell Colorado. CSAs are boxes of produce from local farms. Volunteer Drivers are needed to pick up these CSA boxes and deliver them to various locations throughout Boulder County, including Boulder, Lafayette, and Nederland.

This program runs June through October, and deliveries are made weekday afternoons. There are three different farms and delivery route options to choose from, and you can sign up for one or more shifts!

Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Minimum 21 years old
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Good driving record
  • Reliable vehicle required
  • Good verbal communication skills are required
  • Good time management skills
  • Able to pass criminal background check
Contact:

Teresa DeAnni at 303-441-4995 or email tdeanni@bouldercounty.org

Application Process:

Please contact Teresa DeAnni at 303-441-4995 or tdeanni@bouldercounty.org for more information and to apply for this volunteer opportunity.