Help your neighbors, learn new skills, and make a difference in someone’s life by volunteering with the Council on Aging of Buncombe County.
Provide transportation, using your own vehicle, to older adults who cannot drive and cannot access community transportation. Sign up for rides that fit in your schedule.
Deliver food bags once a month, using your own vehicle, to seniors throughout the county.
Volunteer in the Council on Aging office: answering the phone; welcoming visitors; and assisting with mailings, data entry and other projects.
Become a certified Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) counselor to help seniors understand and sign up for Medicare.
Complete ACA Navigator training to help residents of Buncombe and Henderson counties under age 65 sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Open enrollment begins November 1st.