SOS Volunteer Requirements

  • Must fill out agency application and list 3 references
  • Finger print card and DES registry clearance (agency paid)
  • A maximum commitment of 4 hours per week with flexible volunteer hours
  • Confidentiality requirements
  • Conflict of Interest Screen
  • Core specialty and certification training
  • Monthly reporting requirements
  • Update and refresher training

Volunteer Benefits and Support

  • Mileage reimbursement pay for travel and meals
  • Educational and personal identification for volunteer designation
  • Yearlong recognition and guidance
  • Annual recognition event
  • Area agency on aging and regional sponsored conferences
  • Volunteer mentoring
  • Educating and empowering others
  • Problem resolution and advocacy
  • Fulfillment and joy of helping others