|Volunteer Opportunity Pages|
The majority of the information on this page came from the Volunteer Opportunities at-a-Glance booklet put out by the United Way of Greater Lafayette Volunteer Center . If you would like to be included in our catalog, email us at email@example.com or call us at (765) 496-2450. For bus schedules, go to the gocitybus.com site.
Area IV Agency on Aging
660 N. 36th St., Lafayette, IN 47905 - 765.447.7683
Work with the money management program by helping seniors and others who are disabled balance checkbooks and keep finances in order. You can also help plan the Senior Summer Games. Planning starts in January.
612 Wabash Ave., Lafayette, IN 47905 - 765.423.1879
Offer respite to caregivers. Visit with their loved one while they take a break, help with grocery shopping, light housekeeping, simple repairs, laundry, etc.
Creasy Springs Health Campus
Carol Ward, 1750 S. Creasy Lane, Lafayette, IN 47905 - 765. 414.2235
Share your talents with residents in Art, Music, Dance or any other talents you may have. Presentations about your talents or area of expertise are welcome. In our Legacy department, volunteers can assist dementia residents with one on one visiting, reading, helping with art, crafts or daily activities.
Cumberland Pointe Health Services
1051 Cumberland Ave., West Lafayette, IN 47906 - 765. 463.2571
Play and instrument, sing read to the residents, help write letters, play cards, host a bingo game, celebrate holidays, bring your pet to visit, etc. Volunteers are needed to help with afternoon bingo 3 times a week.
167 Walter Scholer Drive, Lafayette, IN 47909 - 765.471.8552
Assist with games (e.g., bingo, cards, yard games); distribute refreshments; visit one-on-one with residents; help with exercise class; or socialize while walking with residents.
3401 Soldiers Home Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906 - 765.463.1541
Share your talents, sing, play an instrument, read, or play games. Or, just visit with the residents -- talk to them about your vacation, job, or hobbies, etc. Play bingo with the residents, or bring in your pet to participate in pet therapy with the residents.
Indiana Veterans' Home
3851 N. River Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906 - 765.497.8020
Be a resident visitor, nursing unit volunteer, wheel chair transporters, veteran history interviewer, or a computer lab assistant (the computer lab is entirely staffed by volunteers - volunteers help residents with basic computer procedures).. Volunteers are also needed to help with delivery of meal trays and to help with general office tasks (in the volunteer office).
Mulberry Retirement Home
502 W. Jackson, Mulberry, IN 46058 - 765.296.2911 x 236
Participate in recreational group activities such as bingo, or spend time one-on-one with a resident.
Ombudsman Program (Indiana Legal Services)
639 Columbia St., Lafayette, IN 47901 - 765.423.5327
Advocate for the right's and safety of senior citizens by volunteering to be a Resident Visitor. Visit and observe long term care facilities and prepare reports. Hours are flexible. A 4 hours per month commitment is required. Volunteers must be at least 21 years of age, have reliable transportation, and have a valid driver's license. Training is provided.
300 Windy Hill Drive, Lafayette, IN 47905 - 765.477.7791
Interact one-on-one with residents by visiting, reading, or doing arts and crafts with them. Volunteers can also help with other social activities such as Bingo and musical programs. Opportunities are available any day of the week, 8 am to 8 pm. Volunteers must be 16 or older and have a TB test completed.
1903 Union St., Lafayette, IN 47904 - 765.447.9431
Volunteer for one on one visits, recreational programs, arts and crafts, or reading. Volunteers may also help with social activities including bingo and music programs. Make new friends while helping with sewing , writing, or office work. Also, you can share your personal talents by teaching them to the residents.
1110 Union Street, Lafayette, IN 47904 - 765.742.0006
Volunteers are needed to help deliver gifts to residents of nursing homes during the holidays.
St. Anthony's Healthcare
1205 N. 14th St., Lafayette, IN 47904 - 765.423.4861
Help out with Bingo, host a sing-a-long, blackjack game, or just spend some time with the residents one-on-one.
St. Mary's Healthcare Center
2201 Cason, Lafayette, IN 47904 - 765.447.4102
Assist with recreational activities such as playing cards or Bingo. Get to know the residents on an individual basis by socializing.
Tippecanoe County Council On Aging
P.O. Box 6478, Lafayette, IN 47903
Help with Bingo nights, dance nights and annual events such as the Christmas dinner and New Year's Eve day dinner. Volunteers are also needed to answer phones and do various office tasks.
5307 N. 50 West, West Lafayette, IN 47906 - 765.463.3662
Be a listening ear to residents who want to share their stories. Many volunteers opportunities are open during the weekend.
1700 Lindberg Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906 - 765.464.5618
Visit one-on-one with residents in the assisted living facilities. Share stories about your vacation or schoolwork and listen to residents talk about their past and present adventures.
2741 N. Salisbury, West Lafayette, IN 47906 - 765.463.7546
Visit with residents one-on-one or help with group activities. The residents enjoy chair exercise, bingo, music and singing, cooking and arts & crafts.
605 N. 6th St., Lafayette, IN 47901 - 765.742.0075
Assist with the senior bingo, which is offered 1:00 - 2:00 pm on the third Friday of the month in Oct, Nov, March, April & May. In December 2003, it will be offered on the first Friday of the month, Dec 5th.