About AIDS

Invest in Your Community - Volunteer!!!


There are many ways in which you can provide a vital service to people living with HIV/AIDS in living with dignity. We are looking for caring volunteers who have some time to dedicate in serving on the front line of combating the disease.

Helpers: Provide ongoing practical support, such as house cleaning, assistance with meal preparation, drives to medical appointments, grocery shopping, etc., for people who have limited reserves of strength and stamina.
Buddies: Provide companionship and socialization opportunities to those who may have become isolated and alone due to diminishing capabilities.
Others: We can always utilize the services of those who are able to donate specialized skills, such as hair cutting, lawn maintenance, auto mechanics, house cleaning, or laundry services.

All of our volunteers attend our General Orientation session. The next orientation dates are Wednesday, June 7. Call 406-6150 to enroll. Helper and Buddy Volunteers attend a two-day weekend seminar to acquire the basic skills needed to work with a person living with AIDS. The next Buddy/Helper Training will be help June 3-4. If you are interested in becoming more involved with AIDS in your community, please call me at 406-6151 or 451-2273 for further information.

Robert Stewart
Volunteer Coordinator 1


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