The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments uses volunteers in a variety of roles, from assisting with programs in the Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging, or serving on one of our many committees. Volunteers help us accomplish the great work happening at PPACG.
Volunteering with the Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging
The PPACG Area Agency on Aging offers a variety of opportunities to give back to your community. The Area Agency on Aging serves individuals age 60 and older who live in El Paso, Park and Teller counties.
If you are looking for a chance to make a difference and would like more information, please contact Lucy Jacobs at (719) 471-7080, x114 or email@example.com.
The PPACG Area Agency on Aging is offering opportunities to give back, through joining our team of customer service volunteers, who assist in the Senior Information & Assistance Center (SIAC).
The Area Agency on Aging serves individuals age 60 and older who live in El Paso, Park, and Teller counties.
The SIAC’s primary mission is to link older adults with appropriate community resource information that promotes their independence and quality of life.
Primary Information & Assistance volunteer responsibilities include:
- greet and assist visitors
- answer incoming calls
- triage calls to appropriate staff
- provide community resource information
- record calls for data tracking purposes
- complete short-term administrative projects as assigned.
Volunteers should have strong customer service skills, excellent phone skills, and general office, clerical and computer skills.
The most important quality is a friendly and welcoming demeanor and willingness to find information.
If you are looking for a chance to make a difference and would like more information, please contact Lucy Jacobs at 719-471-7080, x114 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Members of the RAC and attendees to the 2020 Providers Fair
PPACG Staff participating in Creek Week 2019
Volunteers responsible for the delivery of “busy-bags” during Covid-19
The purpose of the Regional Advisory Council is to advise and recommend to the PPACG Board of Directors and PPACG staff action on matters regarding the development of an area-wide system of coordinated and comprehensive services for older persons to enable them to maintain as much independence as possible.
The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments is seeking volunteers to serve as citizen-at large representatives on its Community Advisory Committee. The committee advises the PPACG Board of Directors on regional issues directly related to the mission and programs of the PPACG as brought before it by PPACG and by citizen and citizen’s groups. The committee also assists the PPACG in keeping the general public informed relative to regional plans and programs.
Three at-large membership positions are available during this current recruitment cycle. Members must have a sincere interest in serving the community and must have the time to review pertinent materials and attend meetings of the committee. These memberships are open to all residents in the Council of Governments Area, which spans El Paso, Park, and Teller counties. The Community Advisory Committee meets monthly on the last Wednesday of the month at 3 p.m. in PPACG’s offices at 15 South 7th Street, Colorado Springs.
The Mobility Coordinating Committee is looking for individuals who have technical and practical knowledge of transit systems. We want to coordinate with you from individuals involved in developing bike and pedestrian paths to specialized transportation to those providing transit to visitors and tourists. The door to our committee also welcomes those who depend on transit or would like to see further development of our transit system.
The purpose of the Council is to advise and recommend to the PPACG Board of Directors and PPACG staff action on matters regarding the development of an areawide system of advocacy and policy recommendations for older persons to enable them to maintain as much independence as possible.
Mobility Coordinating Committee
Contact Laura Crews at email@example.com for information on opportunities