Volunteer at the COA
The Dover Council on Aging has a variety of opportunities for volunteers young and old. Below is a list of opportunities where we could use your help. If you would like to learn more about any of these opportunities please contact the Program Coordinator by email or by telephone at 508-315-5734.
We are happy to help these young people meet their community service, and have had great experiences working with students from a variety of local organizations
- Boy Scouts
- Church youth groups
- Girl Scouts
- National Honor Society
- Private schools
Fill out the online volunteer form to express what you are interested in helping with!
Volunteers must also fill out a CORI form. Print this form or come to the COA office to pick up a form. Forms must be returned to the COA office.
Every other Thursday, Blue Moon Bagel Café in Medfield donates their day old baked goods to the Council on Aging, and they need help with pickup and sorting.
On the third Tuesday of every month, Dover’s local churches host a mid-day meal open to the entire community.
If you have a knack for decorating bulletin boards, window sills and table tops, we would love your help.
Find opportunities to bake for Council on Aging events.
The Dover Council on Aging tries to send birthday cards to every senior over the age of 80.
If you (and a friend or two!) would like to fold newsletters and affix pre-printed address labels one afternoon a month, this opportunity is for you.
The Dover Council on Aging is looking for volunteer help in writing articles about our events for submission to the local newspapers.
Help the COA with set up and clean up for the monthly luncheons and monthly movie matinees.
Many seniors find yard maintenance a challenge and would enjoy having someone lend them a hand with seasonal yard clean up
Technology is a great tool to help seniors stay connected with each other, with family and with the greater community. If you enjoy working with people and are technology-proficient, this would be a great volunteer activity for you.
Anyone interested in helping plan and research trips suitable for seniors, the Dover Council on Aging Travel Committee would love your help.
Snow shoveling assistance consists of shoveling walkways and steps, the ends of driveways, and in front of garage doors.