Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Requirements


All volunteers must pass a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check. Van drivers must have a current, valid Massachusetts driver's license.

Current Opportunities


Friendly Visitors


  • Spend an hour a week visiting with a homebound senior

Van Drivers


  • Provide transportation to lunch, to activities, or "around town." Time commitment is approximately 3 hours, once per month, or more at your request.

Meals on Wheels Drivers


  • Using your own transportation, deliver meals to homebound seniors. Time commitment is about two hours on an assigned basis.

Meals on Wheels Packers


  • Bag the lunches coordinated by South Shore Elder Services for delivery to homebound seniors. Approximate time commitment is 1 hour per lunch.

Celebrity Chefs


Shop for and prepare a monthly meal for 15 to 25 seniors to be served at Cohasset Elder Affairs on a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday. Currently we are looking for substitute chefs.

Kitchen Servers


Serve a meal to seniors and clean up after lunch on one scheduled day per week. Time commitment is approximately 1.5 hours.

Office Support & Receptionist


Answer phones, take messages and perform data entry. Time commitment, approximately 3 hours per week.