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Volunteers Needed for United Way's Open Your Heart to a Senior Programs

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AgeWell at the Jewish Community Center announces The Tablet Café, a new program available to participants age 60 or older. The Tablet Cafe provides opportunities for seniors to increase skills and the use of tablets. Two types of volunteers are needed at the Tablet Café: Daily Monitors are needed Monday-Friday, 8:30-10:30 am & 2:00-4:00 pm to assist users with access and oversee informal usage. Program Instructors/ Class instructors are needed (and will be trained) to teach courses that are offered through a partnering web-based provider.

Amy Gold at 412-697-3528 or email Darlene Cridlin at dcridlin@jccpgh.org

North Hills Community Outreach’s Free Rides for Seniors shuttles, are seeking volunteer ride-along dispatchers. The shuttles operate weekdays in the lower Freeport Road area and communities of the Route 28 corridor. Shifts are three hours and the schedule is flexible. Contact Kerry at 412-449-0151 or kkmulhern@nhco.org.

Family Services of Western PA is “calling all angels!”

Snow Angels matches neighbors with neighbors countywide to shovel the walks of those who are unable to do this on their own. For more information or to volunteer, visit AlleghenySnowAngels.org .

Volunteers in all Allegheny County communities are needed to transport seniors to medical appointments or shopping during the day in the volunteer’s own vehicle. This is the most requested service by seniors.

UPCOMING Open Your Heart to a Senior VOLUNTEER INFORMATION & ORIENTATION SESSIONS

February 18 – 6:30 pm at North Hills Community Outreach, 1975 Ferguson Rd, Allison Park. Contact Cathy at clpschirer@nhco.org , 412-307-0069 x3313.

February 24 – 2pm at Shaler Eat-N-Park, corner of Route 8 and Saxonburg Blvd.. contact Kerry at kkmulhern@nhco.org, 412-449-0151.

March 7 – 10am at Cooper Siegel Library, 403 Fox Chapel Rd.. Contact Kerry at kkmulhern@nhco.org, 412-449-0151.

March 15 – 9:30am at Panera Bread, 7217 McKnight Road, contat Cathy at clpschirer@nhco.org, 412-307-0069 x3313.

April 14 – 6pm at Shaler North Hills Library, 1822 Mount Royal Blvd. contact Kerry at kkmulhern@nhco.org, 412-449-0151.

April 20 – 2:30pm at AGH-Suburban Campus, 100 S. Jackson Avenue, Bellevue, contact Cathy at clpschirer@nhco.org, 412-307-0069 x 3313.

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