VCAAA Volunteers
VCAAA Volunteers
Ventura, Ventura
Seeking volunteers to improve the lives of Ventura County residents!
We have a variety of programs that could use your help.
We rely on community volunteers to deliver many services to those in our community who need extra help, an advocate, or companionship. We provide expert training so you can provide caring commitment with the satisfaction of knowing you have made a difference.

SEE PROGRAMS BELOW.
Process to become a volunteer...
STEP 1 : Make a Timecounts account
STEP 2: Apply (below)
STEP 3: Complete a background check (below)
STEP 4: Schedule your Training or Opportunity

BEGIN VOLUNTEERING!
SENIOR NUTRITION PROGRAM
Volunteer as a Senior Nutrition Gardener. We grow organic produce that is used to feed Ventura seniors in need.
With help from more volunteers to plant, harvest, weed, among other garden duties, this will allow us to increase production. We are always looking for Garden volunteers, so if interested please apply!

Location: Adjacent to Food Share
4156 Southbank Road
Oxnard, CA 93036

OPEN: Monday - Friday 8 am -12 pm (stay all day or anytime in between)

*PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR BACKGROUND CHECK AND WAIT FOR A CONFIRMATION EMAIL BEFORE SIGNING UP FOR A SHIFT.

ONLINE APPLICATION: https://timecounts.org/vcaaa-volunteers/forms/75938.

SIGN UP FOR SHIFTS HERE: https://timecounts.org/vcaaa-volunteers/events/43491
FALL PREVENTION
The Area Agency on Aging’s Fall Prevention Program strives to assist older adults to maintain their independence at home. Should a person fall, that independence could be lost. A good method of preventing a fall is to participate in one of our evidence-based classes, which are facilitated by volunteers.

Opportunities:
Program Instructor
- If you are looking for a role where you can lead/teach a group of older adults an exercise program and contribute to their
overall well-being this is the role for you.
Peer Leader
- Not looking to be an instructor, but still want to be part of this contribution....you can assist the program instructor during class
sessions as a peer leader.
Administrative Assistant
- Our program could use your support with office tasks and session document preparations

***CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE APPLICATION: https://timecounts.org/vcaaa-volunteers/forms/73354
What motivates you to volunteer at VCAAA? You see the way that through teaching, [clients] can transform themselves to a much-improved condition.
Carol , Tai Chi Instructor
HEALTH INSURANCE COUNSELING & ADVOCACY PROGRAM (HICAP)
HICAP is a very involved program as our counselors/volunteers are required to complete 24 hours of initial training, 10 hours of internship and 12 hours of continued education each year. This work is rewarding as our counselors assist with Medicare, Medi-Cal, and various benefits programs offered throughout the County.

New HICAP Counselors are on-boarded during the beginning of a new training season. Our next training sessions will begin during the Summer. Opportunities to volunteer for HICAP will open then.

If interested, please apply and note (under 'Why are you interested in volunteering with us?') that you would like to be considered as an applicant to begin during the Summer training session.
INFORMATION and ASSISTANCE (ON HOLD)
Volunteer as a call center assistant. The VCAAA’s Information & Assistance (I&A) team is on the front lines of the Agency, taking all incoming calls and assisting the public with a variety of resources.
Click below to apply!