Support Services Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Irvine Senior Services.  To ensure we are meeting the needs of our senior community, we ask that all volunteers commit to volunteering a minimum of two hours per week for at least three months.

The majority of our volunteer opportunities are Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  If you need weekend or evening hours, please see the Fitness Center Attendant and Facility Operations Support opportunities.

Below you will find a listing of our current Support Services volunteer openings. If you are interested in any of these, please contact Connie Larr at 949-724-6096 or clarr@cityofirvine.org.

Driver for Non-Emergency Medical Appointments  │ Lakeview Senior Center

Help ensure seniors in the Irvine community have access to medical care by becoming a volunteer driver.

  • Duties:  Drivers assist seniors with rides to and from non-emergency medical appointments.
  • Requirements:  Must be 21+, have vehicle and insurance. Clear Live Scan fingerprinting through the Department of Justice (drivers will referred to the Irvine Police Department by Volunteer Coordinator to complete fingerprinting).
  • Available Shifts:  Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Drivers are able to accept or decline transportation assignments based on availability.

CHAMPION  │ Lakeview Senior Center

CHAMPION (Community Helpers Assisting Mature Persons In Our Neighborhood) volunteers become a friend to isolated seniors who live in Irvine.

  • Duties:  CHAMPION volunteers may socialize in the senior’s home or spend time together on fun outings.
  • Requirements:  Must be 21+, clear Live Scan fingerprinting through the Department of Justice, completion of an eight-week training series, a one-year commitment, and attendance at monthly meetings with other CHAMPION volunteers
  • Available Shifts:  A CHAMPION volunteer orientation is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 12 from 2-3:30 p.m. Volunteer training sessions are held weekly from Sept. 26 through Nov. 14 from 2-3:30 p.m. All meetings are held at the Lakeview Senior Center. Visits with seniors are scheduled based on your availability.