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General Contact Number: (530) 621-5567

2016

Volunteer Sought for Public Guardian Office
 
Department:
 
Health and Human Services Agency

Date:
8/26/2016
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 The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA), Office of the Public Guardian is currently looking for a community volunteer to assist with general office duties. The volunteer will help with tasks such as organizing paperwork, filing, and photocopying documents. Program staff are hoping to find a volunteer who can help 15-20 hours per week during normal business hours in their Placerville office.

 The Office of the Public Guardian provides essential services to the community, ensuring the physical and financial safety of vulnerable older adults and disabled residents. The program serves residents Countywide. “We provide an important safety net in the community for people who are not able to help themselves,” said Alexis Zoss, Chief Assistant Director of HHSA and the Public Guardian Conservator. “We are looking for a special volunteer who has a place in their hearts for serving people and who likes office work.”

 Individuals interested in volunteering for the Office of the Public Guardian are asked to please contact Mary Ann Stelzmiller at (530) 621-6393. Volunteers will be required to pass a background check. Volunteers who are over the age of 55, low-income and meet eligibility criteria may possibly qualify for paid compensation as a volunteer through the AARP Foundation’s Senior Community Service Employment Program.

 For general information about the Office of the Public Guardian, please call (530) 642-4800. In addition to the Office of the Public Guardian, HHSA has a number of programs that frequently can use the generous assistance of community volunteers. For information about the many programs and services of HHSA and its volunteer opportunities, please visit www.edcgov.us/hhsa.

   

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