Helping America's Most Vulnerable



Denver, CO

Volunteer Coordinator

Wayne Chitwood

Opportunity Types
  • Handyman
Audience Types
  • Seniors
Times Required
  • Varies


Help seniors stay safely in their homes by providing minor home repairs and safety modifications for limited-income seniors.

Volunteers of America Handymen serve in Adams, Arapahoe, Denver, Douglas, Jefferson, Gilpin and Clear Creek counties.


  • Complete a home safety assessment and supply an educational packet to each new client served, when a repair is being done.
  • Establish and maintain contact with assigned clients to arrange for prompt, courteous and effective service of repairs and modifications.
  • Develop and gain skills to perform minor repairs.
  • Use established charge account and procedures to purchase necessary materials.
  • Maintain and promptly submit appropriate paperwork for each assignment.


  • The opportunity to use your skills to assist seniors in the community to remain safe and independent in their homes for as long as possible.
  • Flexible Schedule! Make your own appointments with clients as assigned. A minimum of one client per month is preferred.
  • A chance to visit with a senior that may not have anyone else in their life.


  • A desire to relate to and help limited-income seniors in the community
  • Experience and skill in minor home repairs and modifications
  • Can provide own tools
  • Can provide own transportation
  • Valid Colorado driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance
  • Pass criminal background check

Other Handyperson Opportunities

  • Educational Outreach Facilitator
  • Snow Buddy
  • Special Event Volunteers
  • Rake Up, Colorado- Volunteers are needed to rake the lawns of seniors in the community. Click here to find out all about this year's rake up!
  • Cool Down, Colorado- Volunteers from Pinnacol deliver fans to seniors in the community
  • Fix Up & Be Safe, Colorado- Volunteers are needed to complete larger home repairs and modifications for clients for this one-day project

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