Become a Volunteer!

Volunteers are the heart of our organization. Our volunteers are generous people of all ages who are willing to use their passions and skills to help members in our community remain independent in their homes as they age!

How to Become a Volunteer

Complete the Application

If you are interested in volunteering, we encourage you to call our Program Manager at (509) 853-1917.

Fill out the online volunteer application.

Alternatively, you may download, print, and fill out a volunteer_application

Applicants must pass a background check and attend volunteer training and orientation.


Print and bring the volunteer handbook to orientation, or you can pick one up at the orientation.

Volunteer Opportunities

We try to match volunteers with opportunities that fit their interests and schedules. As a volunteer, you might be asked to:

Provide rides to appointments

Occasionally help with light yard work

Pick up prescriptions, groceries, or food from restaurants

Be a walking buddy or exercise buddy

Help with committees, events, and potlucks

Host educational presentations or lead interest groups

Help with outreach for Yakima Selah Neighbors’ Network

Volunteer Expectations

  • Have a warm heart and willing hands
  • Attend orientation and training
  • Be prompt and reliable
  • Consult with the Program Manager or office staff before taking on new responsibilities
  • Complete time sheets and other records
  • Protect confidential information

Contact Us

Ask a question or get in touch using the form below.

(509) 853-1917

P.O. Box 11691, Yakima, WA 98909