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Senior Citizen's Guide to Southwest Ohio

Employment and Volunteer Opportunities in Southwest Ohio

The follwing list is just a small sample of organizations that need your help or that offer stipends for volunteers.


AARP Senior Employment Program • 513-721-0717
— Work Training Program for low income adults 55+ to help gain skills and paid work experience needed to transition into permanent, unsubsidized jobs. This association of retired persons also provides such services as income tax assistance, defensive driving program, housing information and consumer discounts.

Alzheimer's Association of Greater Cincinnati
644 Linn Street, Suite 1026 • 513-721-4284 •
Helpline: 800-441-3322 (Support Groups meet monthly)
— Volunteer opportunities are available in the Chapter office helping with programs, services, and special events.

Better Business Bureau • 800-471-3015
— Volunteer opportunities for answering telephones, complaint handling, mediation and arbitration, public speaking, data entry, receptionist and clerical duties.

Butler County Job Center • 513-785-6500
— Provides Internet access, current labor market and career planning information and an extensive media software library.

Catholic Social Services of Southwestern Ohio • 513-241-7745

Cincinnati Works • 513-744-9675
— Provides weekly job readiness workshops. Registration necessary before attending.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) • 1-800-669-4000
— Call for information on employment discrimination or to file a charge.

Literacy Network of Greater Cincinnati • 513-621-7323
— Volunteer opportunities in tutoring reading and assisting with GED preparation.

Executive Service Corps of Cincinnati • 513-791-6230
— Matches retired professionals with a non profit organization

Foster Grandparent Program •
800-424-8867 or TTY 800-833-3722
— Low income volunteers age 60 and over commit themselves twenty hours per week to give affection, understanding, and stimulation to handicapped and special needs children. Benefits: tax exempt stipend. Stipend doesn't affect subsidized rent, SSI, food stamps.

Goodwill Industries •
Cincinnati area: 513-771-4800
Dayton Area: 937-461-4800
— Goodwill provides rehabilitation and workforce development services for people with disabilities and other needs.

League of Women Voters
103 William Howard Taft Road • 513-281-8683 •

Mature Services • 330-253-4597
— A work training program for low-income adults age 55+. Serves Butler, Clermont, Clinton and Hamilton Counties.

Meals on Wheels
Cincinnati Area: 513-721-4330
Greater Dayton Area: 937-341-5000
— Volunteers can be drivers, deliverers, kitchen helpers, bakers, and Steering Committee members. Volunteers do much more than prepare and deliver meals. Daily, they bring a cheerful greeting, observe the well being of the client and handle emergencies when necessary. Commitment can range from several hours per week to 2-4 hours per month.

Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
513-354-5204 or 800-424-8867 or TTY 800-833-3722

Senior Core Of Retired Executives (SCORE) • 513-684-2812
— Councilors to America's Small Business

Southwest Ohio Career Resource Network • 513-731-9800
— A one-stop employment and training services project. The center and its two satellite offices bring employers and job seekers together.

Warren County One-Stop Business and Employment Center • 513-695-1130

Work Resource Center • 513-281-2316

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