Highland Valley Entry

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer with Highland
Valley Elder Services

Support Highland Valley Elder Services,
and help elders in your community,
by volunteering.

Please call us at
(413) 586-2000
to find out more.

Evidenced Based Program Leaders

Highland Valley Elder Services is seeking volunteers to host an Evidence Based Program called Bingocize!
Volunteers would be asked to facilitate 1-2 workshops per year.
Workshops are twice a week for 10 weeks held in-person in partnership with local community agencies. The training for leaders is online and self-paced. For more information on becoming a leader for Bingocize or another Evidenced Based Program, please reach out to the Title III Grants Coordinator, Erin LaBreck at (413) 588-5746.

Meal Delivery

Highland Valley Elder Services provides hot meals to eligible elders living at home. Become a meal delivery driver!

Ombudsman Services

Ombudsmen are trained to investigate long-term care facilities to ensure that elders’ rights, benefits and entitlements are in place. Ombudsmen help with issues ranging from financial matters to loneliness, from nutrition to personal care.

Money Managers

Money managers are trained and supervised in helping elders with bill paying, budgeting, and other financial matters.


Administrative volunteers are trained and supervised to support executive staff on a daily basis and program staff working with elders to remain in their homes.

Mobile Food Bank Pantry

10-12 Volunteers needed twice a month to help with food distribution at our Mobile Food Bank Pantry.  Days are 1st and 3rd Monday of each month.  The distribution time is 10:00 am to 11:00 am. Volunteers arrive at 9:30 am and leave at 11:30 am.  Location is St John’s, 60 Broad Street in Westfield.  The mobile food pantry processes 200 families and reaches 400-600 individuals each event. This is a year round event so wear comfortable clothing.  This is a fantastic opportunity to help people from all walks of life.   For more information, please call Kelly McCarthy at 413-588-5596. Thank you for your support with this community project.

Volunteer Benefits Counselor: Benefits Counseling and Application Assistance Program

Volunteers will work directly with clients or designees to identify benefit programs and services, and complete applications. Service area is 24 towns within Hampshire and Hampden counties.
Variable hours within the time frame of Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.
For more information, please call or email Gretchen Parker, gparker@highlandvalley.org or 413-588-5765.