Senior Times Newsletter
Front Desk Receptionist Volunteer Needed!
Roles and Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Royal Oak Senior Community Center Staff, the Volunteer Receptionist will be responsible for day-to-day duties assigned to the Front Desk. This position is ideal for those conscientious, friendly, individuals with organizational, interpersonal and verbal communication skills; who desire to give back to our Senior Community.
Responsibilities include greeting customers, answering all incoming calls and transferring calls to the appropriate staff members, maintaining daily lunch reservations and payments, recording daily class participation, collecting payment for newsletters and baked goods, assisting with RSVP to free programs (as needed), helping to direct customers appropriately. Ensuring the cleanliness of the front desk areas for staff, visitors, and other volunteers.
Essential: Willingness to follow the Code of Conduct and Customer Service Values of the City of Royal Oak, Michigan.
Training provided onsite.
Interested in volunteering? Please contact the Royal Oak Senior Community Center for a Volunteer Application. Questions can be directed to Carolyn Marsh, Volunteer Coordinator/A.G.E. Admin at 248-246-3917 or to Dorothy LaSure, Volunteers Department/R.O.S.E.S. at 248-246-3919.
2020 Dinner Dances:
Hello Spring! Dinner Dance
DATE: March 27, 2020
TIME: 6:00 - 9:00 pm
COST: $13 Per Person
MENU: Cheese Manicotti with Tomato Sauce, Mixed Veggie, Tossed Salad, Roll and Cake
Deadline to purchase tickets is NOON Monday, March 23.
Dance to the live music of The Mike Wolverton Band.
Meal by Chef Erin.
City of Royal Oak / AARP Tax-Aide Program
Mondays and Wednesdays
AARP-trained and IRS certified volunteers will assist individuals with free tax help and free e-filing for taxpayers. Preparers will assist with tax forms including homestead rebate, home heating credit, federal, state and local forms. You must bring photo identification, copy of last year’s tax return, Social Security Card or statement with full SSN on it for you, spouse, and all dependents, and all W2’s, 1099-R’s and other income related forms. For more specifics, please pick-up a flyer at the Mahany/Meininger Senior Community Center.
Volunteer Opportunities: Hundreds of low- to moderate- income people, especially those 60 and older, need help preparing their taxes. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free tax-filling help to those who need it most. We’re looking for compassionate and friendly individuals to join our team of local volunteers for the upcoming tax season. You’ll receive training and continued support ina welcoming environment. We are seeking volunteers to help in Royal Oak and surrounding communities. If you are good with numbers, loving working with people, or want to help others, please consider the AARP Tax-Aide Program in Royal Oak. AARP prepares hunders of returns each tax season at the Mahany/Meininger Senior Community Center. Please get more inforamton online at www.aarp.org/money/taxes/aarp_taxaid. You can apply online or contact Jim Sauter (248) 828-8186 for more information.