Interested in community resources? Volunteers serve as PCOA emissaries to provide factual information, educational materials, and referrals to older adults and their caregivers. Monthly in-service training and resource materials are provided. PCOA Ambassadors are found in a wide range of community-based settings.
Volunteer Ambassadors are often the first connection to services for many older adults. They may be found in a wide range of community settings throughout Pima County.
What else should I know?
You have many choices in the ways you share resources with your community. You may:
- Refer seniors to the PCOA Helpline.
- Place announcements and articles supplied by PCOA in community newsletters and bulletins.
- Consult with PCOA to identify a regular location and time for providing resource and educational materials.
- Give out information at health fairs and events.
- Distribute PCOA’s newspaper, Never Too Late, to community locations.
- Provide feedback to PCOA on the needs and wants that you hear from older adults in your community.
- Connect people to PCOA who wish to play an active role in shaping age-friendly livable communities.
You will receive an initial training complete with a resource binder. Monthly meetings provide continuing education and peer to peer support.