Volunteer at Area 1 Agency on Aging

There are many opportunities to volunteer are A1AA and something to meet everyone’s interest and schedule.

Advisory Council

The Council supports the A1AA mandate to develop and coordinate community-based services for older adults in Humboldt and Del Norte counties. For more information contact Maren Rose at 707.442.3763, ext. 208.

Board of Directors

The Board oversees the organization and sets policy and priorities for agency activities. For more information contact Maggie Kraft at 707.442.3763, ext. 201.

HICAP Registered Medicare Counselor

Become a registered medicare counselor and help older adults with understanding and accessing their Medicare benefits. For more information contact Ben Winker, HICAP Manager at 707.444.3000.

Long Term Care Ombudsman

Advocate for dignity, quality of life, and quality of care for all residents in long-term care facilities by becoming a state certified Ombudsman. Regularly visit your assigned facility, get to know the residents and help them resolve their concerns. For more information contact Suzi Fregeau, Long Term Care Ombudsman Coordinator at 707-269-1330.

Please fill out an application if you would like to volunteer in our Ombudsman Program: Download the Form or Fill Out Online.

SAIL (Staying Active and Independent for Life) 

Learn to lead weekly evidence based exercise classes under the supervision of a physical therapist. For more information use the link below.

Volunteer Driver Program

Provide rides to people 50 years or older who can’t drive anymore. Rides are provided to medical appointments, pharmacies, and grocery stories. Volunteers set their own schedule and sign up for rides online. For more information, contact Tess Martin at 707.498.6356.

Please fill out an application if you would like to volunteer in our Driver Program: Download the Form or Fill Out Online.

North Coast Homeshare Program

Provides an in depth matching process to help find older adults a mutually beneficial living arrangement. Volunteers set their own schedule and will assist with intake of applications and interviews with interested parties. For more information, contact Julie Andre at 707-442-3763 x213.

For more information about any of these volunteer opportunities, click here and request more information.