Jackson County Senior Center

 

Contact: Lindsi Cauley, Program Coordinator

Mailing Address: 100 County Services Park
Sylva, NC 28779

Phone Number:

828-586-5494

Email Address: lindsicauley@jacksonnc.org
Website Address: http://www.aging.jacksonnc.org/

Office Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
8:00am-7:00pm Thursday

Location: The Senior Center is in the Jackson County Department on Aging. It is located just off Webster Road (NC-116), behind the DSS building, and near Southwestern Community College.

Agency Description: The Jackson County Senior Center provides fun, engaging programs to promote health and wellness, socialization, and learning for anyone 50 years or older.

Training: Training will be provided as needed. Volunteers should be organized, creative, and reliable "self starters."

Time Commitment: Varies, but most people spend a couple of hours at a time. Guest leaders and teachers of classes must be able to commit to the same hours every week.

Skills, Experience, and Special Requirements: Volunteers must be good with people.

Volunteer Involvement: Volunteers can help with dinner/special events, provide entertainment such as singing or playing instruments, serve as "guest" teachers for art classes once a week (also exercise and creative writing classes), assist with planning events, help with maintaining the library and kitchen, and do some manual labor such as organizing and setting up for events.

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