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YSNN volunteers are generous people of all ages willing to use their passions and skills to help neighbors remain in their home as they age.



Some of the benefits of volunteering include:

  • Staying active – physically, mentally and socially
  • Connecting with others and feeling part of  community
  • Putting talents and skills to good use

     

    What do YSNN volunteers do:

  • Provide transportation --doctor’s appointments, grocery store
  • In-home assistance –minor chores, occasional meals,
  • Companionship—phone checks, visits, walking partner
  • Gardening advice and help –watering during absences
  • Light home maintenance –turn mattresses, change smoke alarm batteries
  • Social events / Educational programs
  • Office support –assist with phone calls, mailings,
  • Technology assistance - smart phones, tv remotes, computers, etc.
  • Something wonderful that none of us could have imagined or anticipated

     

    When do YSNN volunteers work

  • Volunteer schedules are very personal – it’s up to you
  • Volunteers give their preferred days and times of day for working
  • If a member request fills your preferences, you will be contacted by phone or email if you are willing or able to do it

     

    How do I become a YSNN volunteer

  • Complete the Volunteer application 2019–print and mail or by phone 
  • Provide information for a criminal background check
  • Attend Volunteer Orientation and training.  2 hours

     

     To find out more:

  • Call us at 509-853-1917
Email us at ysnn.wa@gmail.com