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Communications & Technology Team

  • Basic home tech support for PC or Mac computers & other electronics
  • Newsletter production and dissemination to HDV members
  • Facilitate HDV group emails, online calendar and HDV Zoom meetings
  • Maintain and update website, member roster, volunteer service lists, gmail and MailChimp accounts and ComTech Handbook
  • Oversee phone dispatch

Drivers Team

  • Transportation to and from medical and other appointments
  • Transportation to airport and HDV events 
  • Pickup and deliver medical supplies/needs for members

Good Time Team

  • Organize the 3 all-member social events each year
  • Organize monthly Coffee, Pub Night events

Handy Hands Team

  • Light handyman assistance
  • "If it squeaks, leaks, or has come unhinged – don’t despair, we’re here to help"

Health Advocacy Team

  • Medical appointment note-taking and support 
  • Pick up equipment and medication
  • Health system navigation 
  • End-of-life support
  • Hospitalization support and follow-up
  • Health check-ins by phone or visits
  • Health education Newsletter column (To Your Health), workshops, special email alerts and website “Health Matters”
  • Coordinate storage of limited medical equipment available for members
    Coordinate community resource information

Helping Hands Team

  • Meal delivery/shopping/local errands
  • Simple Housekeeping
  • Home checks
  • Gardening/Landscaping advice or support
  • Companionship, phone check-in or visits
  • Errands and shopping
  • Basic mending
  • Coordinate cards and recovery baskets

Membership/Welcome Aboard Team

  • Recruitment
  • Interview potential members/home visit
  • Coordinate paperwork and screening and update paperwork when needed
  • Send Welcome Letter, distribute membership packet and, when requested, assign buddies 
  • Coordinate annual member renewals with HDV Treasurer
  • Coordinate orientation of new members annually

Board/Organizational Team

  • Leadership, oversight of HDV and Volunteer Service Teams
  • National Village-to-Village liaison
  • Organizational consultants
  • Storage and maintenance of archives
  • Organize and coordinate Executive Team
  • Update HDV Handbook annually 
  • Background checks

edited 1/29/2023