Meet people, enjoy new experiences, and give back to the community.

Join our robust team of dedicated volunteers! The demand for our programs increases daily, and we rely on our volunteers’ generosity to continue delivering fundamental services to our most vulnerable neighbors. Volunteer with us and enjoy these benefits:

  • Connect with your community
  • Join a vibrant team
  • Enjoy free learning opportunities!

Apply to become a LifePath volunteer.

LifePath volunteer opportunities

We can match you with an opportunity that fits your interests, skills, and schedule.

Nutrition and Wellbeing

  • Meals on Wheels Driver: Deliver hot, noontime meals and check in on local elders.
  • Nutrition Program Aide: Help serve meals at senior centers and luncheon clubs.
  • Grocery Shopping and Delivery: Volunteer to shop and deliver groceries to your neighbors.
  • Phone Pal: Connect elders to their community with a friendly weekly phone call.

Care and Advocacy

  • Rides for Health Driver: Drive an older adult to and from medical appointments while providing companionship.
  • Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Surrogate: Help people with disabilities collaborate with their care providers.
  • Long-Term Care Ombudsman: Make weekly visits to a skilled nursing facility and advocate for enhanced quality of life for elders.
  • Home Safety Volunteer: Provide simple home repairs that help people live safely at home.
  • Rainbow Elders: Strengthen our LGBTQIA+ network in Franklin County and the North Quabbin.
  • Medical Advocacy: Provide support, transportation, and advocacy during medical appointments for older adults.
  • Community Engagement Center: Assist with activities with older adults at our respite care site in Sunderland.

Counseling and Teaching

  • Healthy Living Leader: Co-lead workshops for small groups of adults using evidence-based curricula.
  • Money Manager: Help older adults manage their personal finances and provide peace of mind.
  • SHINE Counselor: Support older adults to better understand their Medicare choices.
  • Benefits Counselor: Help older adults find and apply for resources to reduce their household costs.
  • Citizens Advisory Board Member: Advise our agency concerning Older Americans Act programs, community grantmaking, planning for elders, and nutrition services.


  • Consultant: Do you have an area of expertise that might help LifePath fulfill its mission? We are eager to learn from you!
  • Fundraiser: LifePath’s Annual Walkathon meets many needs—we need your help!
  • General Office Volunteer: Administrative support helps us function effectively. Support is welcomed!

Apply to become a volunteer. Contact us to learn more about volunteering.

Al!ve Certified Service Enterprise, 2023-2026LifePath is an Al!ve Certified Service Enterprise.

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