Shepherd’s Center-Annadale/Springfield Looking for Volunteer Drivers & Handy Helpers

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The Shepherd’s Center has a vision: A World Without Loneliness. To achieve that vision, they work hard to ensure that as members of the community age, they do so with dignity and experience a high quality of life. Services include health advocacy, decluttering advice, food pick-up and delivery, and friendly callers and visitors, including to but not limited to veterans.

Shepherd’s Center serving Annandale and Springfield has two available volunteer opportunities:

  1. Transportation Driver
    • The volunteer will provide clients with necessary transportation to medical-related appointments such as:
      • Doctor’s office
      • Dentist
      • Physical therapy
      • Chemotherapy
      • Etc.
    • The volunteer will provide transportation to destinations that are non-medical such as:
      • Grocery store
      • Hairdresser
      • Library
      • Bank
      • Select Shepherd’s Center functions
      • Etc.
    • You must provide your own vehicle, and have a current valid license and insurance.
    • Volunteers are only responsible for transportation to/from events specified. The Shepherd’s Center support volunteers when setting limitations regarding unreasonable client requests.
  2. Handy Helpers
    • Provide seniors (50+) with small home repairs and minor installations, such as painting, installing grab bars, cutting grass, shoveling snow, etc.
    • Maintain safety standards. If you cannot perform the job requested let the homeowner know they need to call a professional.
    • Flexible Schedule

If you are interested in serving with Shepherd’s Center-Annandale/Springfield, please contact Volunteer Specialist Shannon White at swhite@volunteerfairfax.org.

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