Volunteers are an integral part of Elder Services, and volunteer opportunities abound for those who would like to share their time and talents to help meet the needs of Berkshire seniors. If you would like to learn more about volunteer opportunities, contact Elder Services at 1-800-544-5242 or 499-0524.
Benefits Counselor - Throughout your life you’ve paid your bills and taxes. Benefits Counselors assist adults age 60 and older access benefits to help pay for food and shelter expenses and stay safe at home as long as possible. more
Companionship - Visit a lonely senior or accompany him/her into the community for shopping or special events.
Grocery Shopping Assistant - Drive and escort a senior to the grocery store or shop for a homebound senior with a list.
Lunch Site Coordinator - Help seniors enjoy the lunch programs by overseeing the meal site functions including taking reservations, serving, and helping with clean-up at one of the sites throughout Berkshire County.
Meals on Wheels Driver - Deliver meals to homebound seniors.
Food Service - Help prepare and package Meals on Wheels at Elder Services’ kitchen in Lanesborough.
Money Management - Assist income-eligible seniors monthly in writing checks for household bills, budgeting, and reconciling bank statements. more
Nursing Home Ombudsman - Make weekly visits to nursing home residents to monitor care and resolve complaints.
Office - Assist with special projects such as bulk mailings at Elder Services’ office, 877 South Street, 4E, Pittsfield.
SHINE Counselor - (Serving the Health Information Needs of Everyone) Become trained to understand Medicare/Medicaid benefits and other health insurance options so you can help seniors make informed choices. more
Transportation - Drive and escort seniors to medical/dental appointments and other destinations.
of Berkshire County, Inc.
877 South Street, Suite 4E
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 499-0524 Main
(413) 442-6443 Fax
(413) 499-9764 TTY
Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm EST