The Council on Aging of Buncombe County

The Council on Aging of Buncombe County needs individuals who enjoy public speaking and who have good people skills to talk to civic groups and clubs about the services the Council on Aging offers to the 60+ age group. Training provided.

Volunteers are needed for many services:

Homebound Food Delivery
Deliver food bags once a month, using your own vehicle, to seniors throughout

CAR
Call A Ride (CAR) is a volunteer transportation program that provides rides to seniors who can no longer drive or use public/community transportation (ART/Mountain Mobility). Our volunteers use their own vehicles to transport seniors to their appointments, the grocery store or to meet other needs such as haircuts or voting.

SHIIP Volunteer
Become a certified Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) counselor to help seniors understand and sign up for Medicare.