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Wellesley Council on Aging Public Listening Session
January 2, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Wellesley Council on Aging (COA) Board of Directors will host an open public meeting for the town’s seniors and others. All are welcome. This will be a great chance to meet the COA Board, ask questions, and learn more about the Tolles Parsons Center.
For additional information please call the COA at 781-235-3961 or visit www.wellesleycoa.org
EVENT: COA Public Listening Session
LOCATION: Tolles Parsons Center, 500 Washington St.
DATE: Jan. 2, 2020
TIME: 2pm – 3:30pm
Wellesley COA Mission Statement:
The mission of the Wellesley Council on Aging is to serve as the primary resource for residents over the age of 60; to empower individuals to reach their goals; to offer comprehensive programs, services, and assistance that optimize quality of life; and to enable meaningful connections and collaborations that inspire a spirit of community across the generations in our town.
COA volunteer opportunities:
The Council on Aging serves lunch to senior citizens four days a week—Tuesdays to Fridays from noon to 1:00 p.m. By giving less than two hours of your time (11:30 a.m. to approximately 1:15 p.m.), you can make a difference to our daily lunch group.
Volunteer drivers are needed to help Wellesley senior citizens get to various destinations in and around Wellesley (non-medical and medical rides). Please email [email protected] or call 781-235-3046 for more information.
Special events are held once or twice a month, and volunteers are always needed to decorate, set up, serve refreshments, and clean up when the event is over.
Teachers & Activity Leaders
Please note that the Council on Aging is required by law to conduct a CORI (Criminal Offense Record Inquiry) check on volunteers and employees over the age of 18, pursuant to M.G.L. c. 6, s 172C, which requires an agency conduct a CORI check on volunteers and prospective employees who have particular duties and responsibilities relative to the elderly and /or disabled under specific conditions set forth in the law. As part of this requirement, the Council on Aging requests a copy of a prospective volunteer’s photo ID.
Please contact Volunteer Coordinator Sally Miller by phone or email with any questions.
Email: [email protected]