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Volunteer Program
Volunteers are a much needed and relied upon resource within Kimochi’s Programs & Services and Fundraisers. It is with the assistance of volunteers that Kimochi is successful in providing a continuum of care for seniors. There are many areas in which you can volunteer.

Programs and Services
Nutrition
Food Preparation: Assist in preparation of meals.
Congregate Meals: On-site assistance in serving meals, bussing and resetting of dining room.
Home Delivered Meals: Delivery of meals to home-bound seniors.

Times vary depending on need, Monday through Friday.
Kimochi Home
Escorts: Escort and assist seniors with daily walks or on an outing.
Receptionists: Answer phones, greet and assist visitors.
Activities: Assist seniors in group activities from Bingo, Exercise, Arts & Crafts, Calligraphy, etc.
Projects: Case by case basis from handyman (fix and repair) jobs, to gardening (planting, weeding, pruning), to office assistance (clerical, etc.).

Volunteers are needed Monday-Friday year round, between the hours of 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
 
Social Services
Escorts: Escort frail seniors to their appointment.
Friendly Visitors: Visit and provide companionship to seniors who are isolated at home or nursing home on a regular basis.

Volunteers are needed Monday-Friday between the hours of 9:00AM-5:00PM year round. 4 hours minimum per week. 6 months minimum commitment.
 
Kimochi Lounge
Volunteer duties include: Greet visitors. Assist guests with Japanese books and video rentals. Label informational materials. Organize arts and crafts displays, informational materials, Japanese books and videos. Help keep the Kimochi Lounge clean and organized.

Volunteers are needed Tuesday-Saturday between the hours of 10:00AM-2:30PM year round. 2 hours shift. Bilingual Japanese helpful.

Fundraisers
There are a variety of fundraisers that all can assist in helping us raise funds to support our programs and services to seniors and their families.

Schedule based on date of event, year round opportunities.
 
If you'd like to volunteer at Kimochi please fill out our Volunteer Form and send back to us!

For more information, please call us at (415) 931-2294 or email us at kimochikai@kimochi-inc.org.

 


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