Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging coordinates services for individuals to help them maintain the independence they desire. Services we provide include option counseling, case management, meal programs, caregiver support, respite services, consumer protection, evidence base health programs, advocacy, and recreation and education programs. We serve the following counties in Iowa: Allamakee, Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Chickasaw, Clayton, Delaware, Dubuque, Fayette, Grundy, Hardin, Howard, Jackson, Marshall, Poweshiek, Tama, Winneshiek.
The Iowa Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) and the Senior Medicare Patrol National Resource Center, divisions of Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging, help provide education and assistance to empower seniors and caregivers to protect personal information. These programs serve all 50 states as well as the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Volunteer Need 1
Volunteers to deliver meals to homebound seniors in the city of Dubuque Monday through Friday, no weekends or holidays. There are 7 meal routes a day with 2 volunteers working each route, one to drive and one to take the meals to the home. Each route had approximately 25 to 30 deliveries and takes about 1.5 to 2 hours to complete. Meals are picked up at 10:30 a.m. at Alverno Aprtments at 3525 Winsdor Avenue in Dubuque. Coolers are returned to the same location when delivery is completed.
Volunteer Need 2
Volunteer/Volunteers needed to help with paperwork. Duties include taking meal reservations, submitting meal numbers, answering the telephone, and greeting volunteers. This position could be filled by one person or different people each day. Times are flexible but would like to have a person start at 8:30 a.m. and work for 3 to 4 hours Monday through Friday.