Jackson County Senior Center

Contact:   Alicia Maney, Activities Director

Mailing Address:   100 County Services Park
Sylva, NC 28779

Phone Number:
Secondary Phone Number:  
828-586-4944
828-631-8042

Fax Number:   828-586-1120

Email Address:   aging@verizon.net
Website Address:   www.jacksonnc.org

Office Hours:   8:00am - 7:00pm M-R

Location:   Across the street from Southwestern Community College, behind Lowe's.

Agency Description:   The Jackson County Senior Center is an activity center designed for seniors in Jackson County. The Center provides a variety of activities, including classes, workshops, and events to participants. All are welcome.

Training:   Training will be provided as needed. Volunteers should be organized, creative, and reliable "self starters."

Time Commitment:   Varies, but most people spend a couple of hours at a time. Guest leaders and teachers of classes must be able to commit to the same hours every week.

Skills, Experience, and Special Requirements:   Volunteers must be good with people.

Volunteer Involvement:   Volunteers can collate the newsletter once a month, help with monthly Country Breakfast (last Saturday every month, 7-10 a.m. or preceding Friday), help with dinner/special events/bingo, lead drills for tennis group (T&F, 9-11), serve as "guest" teachers for art classes once a week (also exercise and creative writing classes), assist with maintaining the library and kitchen, and do some manual labor.

 

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