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Help your neighbors, learn new skills, and make a difference in someone’s life by volunteering with the Council on Aging of Buncombe County.   

Contact us at (828) 277-8288 or info@COAbc.org to volunteer in one of these programs or just complete and return the application below:

Call A Ride

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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.

Homebound Food Delivery

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Deliver food bags once a month, using your own vehicle, to seniors throughout the county.

Office Support

Volunteer in the Council on Aging office: answering the phone; welcoming visitors; and assisting with mailings, data entry and other projects.

SHIIP Volunteer

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

ACA Navigator

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.

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