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Currently, companions are serving remotely through telephone calls or contactless errands.

Location: Remote (until further notice)

Purpose and Duties:

  • Provide ongoing companionship and support to seniors who may feel isolated or lonely. In addition, provide encouragement to help them remain connected to their communities.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Accompany clients to social activities and medical appointments (does not include transporting client)
  • Assist with activities of daily living and simple chores (excluding personal or medical care)
  • Encourage clients to stay active and connected
  • Comply with Confidentiality Agreement to protect both parties
  • Adhere to program policies and procedures


  • Reside in Hillsborough County
  • Pass a Level II Background Check
  • Ability to listen and provide companionship
  • Patience, compassion, and dedication

Commitment Expected:

  • Volunteers are expected to serve at least 15 hours per week


  • After receiving your completed application, you will be registered for 20-hour Pre-Service Orientation.
  • Upon completion of the 20-hour Pre-Service Orientation volunteers are required to complete a 20-hour shadowing training with an experienced volunteer
  • Subsequent trainings are provided on a regular basis

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