Kern County Aging & Adult Services

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Senior Nutrition

Senior Nutrition provides daily noon meals and other resources in a congregate setting for senior citizens aged 60 and over and cooks and coordinates the delivery of meals to qualifying homebound seniors aged 60 and over.

Learn more about our Senior Nutrition Program

We are currently looking for Senior Nutrition volunteers that are able to commit to a regular schedule (one day per week would be acceptable) for the following locations/times:


Locations: Bakersfield, Delano, Lake Isabella, Ridgecrest, Shafter, Rosamond, Taft, Tehachapi, Wasco
Days: Mon-Fri
Times: Early morning, mid-morning, noon serving time.
Type of Assistance: Food Preparation, Kitchen Help, Outreach
Need more information? Contact Luanne Jones
(661) 868-0973
Email
Ready to get involved?

Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP)

HICAP provides free assistance with Medicare problems and other health insurance issues for seniors and disabled adults.

Learn more about HICAP

We are currently looking for volunteers that are able to commit to a regular schedule and are interested in becoming HICAP Counselors, or assisting with other related duties (one day per week would be acceptable).

HICAP Counselors are needed in the following locations: Lake Isabella, McFarland, Ridgecrest

Need more information? Contact Martin Reynoso
(661) 868-1058
Email
Ready to get involved?

Volunteer Senior Outreach Program (VSOP) and Seniors Active, Giving and Engaged (SAGE) Program

These outreach programs provide socialization and stimulation to individuals that are isolated and alone in Bakersfield and in the remote areas of Kern County. The programs utilize community volunteers to make regular contact with this specific population and act as advocates on their behalf.

Learn more about VSOP and SAGE

We are currently looking for volunteers with the following characteristics:

  • Compassion for Older Adults
  • Willingness to Serve
  • Available to Make the Commitment
  • Active Listener
  • Ability to Express Empathy
  • Willingness to Learn New Skills

VSOP volunteers are needed in the following locations: Kern River Valley, Tehachapi, Wasco/Shafter

SAGE volunteers are needed in the Bakersfield area

Need more information? Contact VSOP/Sage
Ready to get involved?

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