Become a Volunteer

Valley Neighbors is a member-driven non-profit community organization, offering volunteer services and programs to residents age 60 and over, in Whately, Deerfield, and Sunderland.  Volunteers receive training, support and supplemental insurance coverage while assisting their neighbors. Volunteers can determine when, where and how they would like to offer assistance.  VN also needs volunteers to help with various organization tasks.  Please see our list of Committees to learn other ways that you can help.

Volunteers can offer assistance:

  • Providing rides to appointments, grocery store, libraries, etc.
  • Helping with simple household chores, light yard work, and technical support.
  • Offering phone checks and/or companionship visits.
  • Providing administrative support for Valley Neighbors e.g., phone management, marketing, grant writing, fundraising, organizing social events.

Volunteer Application:

Download, fill out, print and sign a volunteer application and CORI form or you can also call and request an application be mailed to you. The forms cannot currently be submitted online.

Volunteer Application Form PDF

CORI Acknowledgement Form PDF

Please mail completed and signed application and CORI form to:
Valley Neighbors
PO Box 281 
Whately, MA 01093

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