Get Involved

Do you have life experiences, gifts, and talents you would like to use to help your community? Become a volunteer!

We are always in need of compassionate and skilled individuals who are interested in improving the quality of life for older adults.

Get involved today! Make a difference.

Get Involved with Volunteer Opportunities from AgeSmart Community Resources

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for establishing a mission, vision, and strategic plan for AgeSmart Community Resources. The Board makes policy decisions to support the mission,oversees the performance of the organization, andreviews and approves major transactions and significant programs and services. The Board selects, supports, advises, and evaluates the Chief Executive Director and plays a role in fundraising. The Board of Directors meets quarterly.


For more information, please call 618-222-2561


Advisory Council

The Advisory Council for AgeSmart Community Resources helps to inform the Board and staff of the needs of older adults in the community and represents their interests. The Advisory Council also helps to determine the services in the area plan on aging, conducts the public hearings and comments on all community policies, programs and actions that affect older adults. The Advisory Council meets quarterly.


For more information, please call 618-222-2561


Development Association for Aging

The Development Association for the Aging is organized exclusively for charitable, educational, religious, or scientific purposes within the meaning of Section 501 (C) (3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. The Primary purpose of the Development Association is to offer and provide support to older persons and the families of older persons, as well as to agencies serving these populations, and to financially support the work of AgeSmart Community Resources. The Development Association meets quarterly.


For more information, please call 618-222-2561


Advocacy

AgeSmart Community Resources advocates for seniors to receive the best possible services to lead independent and dignified lives. We advocate in several ways.

Formal Public Hearings are held each year to obtain public comment on AgeSmarts Area Plan. Information on the Area Plan can be found in the Public Information Document (PID).

The Senior Medicare Patrol empowers consumers to prevent healthcare fraud.

AgeSmart regularly advocates on behalf of seniors by corresponding with legislators in our seven-county area. You are encouraged to share your opinions and concerns on senior services with your legislators.
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