Minor Home Repair: Volunteer in the Field!

Volunteer with our Minor Home Repair program, which serves younger homeowners with disabilities, low-income family homeowners, and older adult homeowners who are faced with the challenge of affording home repairs. 

Summary:

You will contribute to various aspects of home repair in our client’s homes located in Seattle, Bellevue, and/or Shoreline.

Job Duties: 

• Review job tasks with onsite Maintenance Technician

• Follow directions of the technician to complete tasks

• Adhere to construction safety requirements

• Clean-up work area at end of the job

• Complete assigned jobs to the best of the volunteer’s ability

Tasks include but are not limited to: assisting with toilet removal and installation, using power tools, replacing light bulbs, unclogging drains, cleaning, and installing grab bars

Skills and Requirements:

• You must be 18 years or older

• Respect and Maintain confidentiality of clients

• Ability to follow clear instructions to complete tasks

• Willingness to learn various construction duties and work on all tasks

• Sensitivity to socio-economical and cultural diversity

Time Commitment:

We ask volunteers to commit to 2 shifts a month for 6 months minimum, although those wishing to learn the construction trade will benefit from a weekly volunteer routine.

Interested? Please contact our Office Manager, Carrie Ann Bays at carriet@soundgenerations.org 

Minor Home Repair: Office Assistant

Volunteer with our Minor Home Repair Program, which serves younger homeowners with disabilities, low-income family homeowners, and older adult homeowners who are faced with the challenge of affording home repairs. 

Summary: The Office Assistant will perform a variety of tasks depending on project deadlines in the Minor Home Repair (MHR) office. This will include tasks assigned by the Director, Office Manager, and Administrative Assistant. This position helps to extend the resources in MHR to better assist and direct the needs of our clients.

Our Mission and Vision:

We support people on their aging journey through community connections and accessible services.

We envision a just society where aging adults, adults with disabilities, and those who care for them can live their best lives in a supportive and caring community.

We are committed to helping everyone, including low-income communities and people of color. We work to ensure people feel included and respected in a community that affirms aging.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

• client outreach and program promotion

• Data entry

• Filing

• Maintenance of office space

• Other duties specifically around coordination of special projects, or as assigned

Requirements:

• Must present a friendly manner

• Must be dependable and punctual

• Be courteous and personable when dealing with the clients

• Be self-directed, willing to take initiative, and detail-oriented

• Respect and maintain the confidentiality of our clients

• Computer skills are desired, but not necessary

Contact:

Interested? Please contact our Office Manager, Carrie Ann Bays at carriet@soundgenerations.org