Volunteer

The Oswego Senior Center has multiple opportunities for volunteerism, for all ages, individuals and groups throughout the year. If you are interested in volunteering, please call Ruth Mattson for an interview, 630-554-5602, or email volunteer@oswegoseniorcenter.org.

Current positions available:

  • Fundraising Coordinators:
    • Vehicles for Wrinkles – Coordinate the donations of vehicles with the Center Manager. Call 630-554-5602 and speak to Pat for more information.
  • Kitchen Volunteers – Help us prep food, drinks, and snacks, serve food and/or clean-up.  Volunteers must be able to work with others in a fast-paced environment and must complete a food sanitation class provided by Oswego Senior Center.  Lunch (Mondays/Thursdays, 9-11:30am/11:30am-2pm; Wednesdays beginning in October)
    Time commitment: Once a week, 2.5 hours
    Volunteer Age: 14+
  • Volunteer Bus Driver – Drive our 12 passenger bus to pick up participants for our lunch program, go shopping or go on day trips. Drivers need to competent, friendly, and at ease with driving on the highway and in the city. Volunteers will need to go through a training program prior to driving the bus.
    Time commitment: 3 hours/week (lunch program Monday or Thursday); or 4 hours/week (Wednesday Shopping); or up to 8/hours- (day trip- Fridays)
    Volunteer Age: 30+
  • Bingo Caller – Call bingo after congregate lunch Mondays & Thursdays from 1 to 2pm
  • Special Events Help:
    • Home-Baked Cookie Donation accepted November 16 & 17; bake cookies and donate to OSC for us to sell at our Holiday Craft Fair on November 18.
    • Holiday Craft Fair:
      • Friday, November 17 (evening set-up crew)
      • Saturday, November 18 (assist vendors; serve food/drinks; tear-down crew)
  • Kids Younger than 14
    • Make crafts or cards at home and drop off at the senior center for distribution.

Download volunteer application