What Volunteers Do

The activities of the Volunteer vary with the needs and interests of the Client.  Companionship, listening, reading, light chores, errands and / or some transportation are among the tasks performed by most Volunteers.  Weekly contact between the Volunteer and Client is the norm, although varies with the Client needs and /or comfort.  The time commitment is usually two to three hours per month.  The Administrator and other Volunteers are available for support, especially during the initial months of the Volunteer / Client relationship. 

The model Volunteer maintains confidentiality of the Client and the Client's family, participates in training sessions, provides bi-monthly Volunteer / Client contact reports, and keeps the Administrator informed of planned, extended absences from the Valley.                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Volunteer Attributes:

Volunteer attributes include possessing an interest in supporting the elderly and vulnerable populations, having patience, flexibility, reliability and good listening skills.  Volunteers have the ability to respect diverse backgrounds and cultures.

How to become a Volunteer:

1)  Contact the Administrator, Michelle Jerome (509) 670-5123 

                Email: touchstone23@gmail.com

2)  Fill out an application (form provided below) and mail it to:  

           The Cove
               Attention: Methow Valley Guardian Angel Program
           PO Box 895
           Twisp, WA 98856

3)  Background check is conducted by Administrator

4)  Administrator calls the applicant to plan orientation & training.

Volunteer Forms:

The following forms are available for downloading and printing.

1) Volunteer Application Form in pdf format: 


2) Bi-Monthly Report Form for January & February 2020 (pdf format):  

Volunteer Hours Report Form

methow guardian angels is one of several avenues in which the cove offers community supPort.  see [thecovecares.com]