The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency
(HHSA), Office of the Public Guardian is currently looking for a community
volunteer to assist with general office duties. The volunteer will help with
tasks such as organizing paperwork, filing, and photocopying documents. Program
staff are hoping to find a volunteer who can help 15-20 hours per week during
normal business hours in their Placerville office.
The Office of the Public Guardian provides essential
services to the community, ensuring the physical and financial safety of
vulnerable older adults and disabled residents. The program serves residents
Countywide. “We provide an important safety net in the community for people who
are not able to help themselves,” said Alexis Zoss, Chief Assistant Director of
HHSA and the Public Guardian Conservator. “We are looking for a special
volunteer who has a place in their hearts for serving people and who likes office
Individuals interested in volunteering for the Office of
the Public Guardian are asked to please contact Mary Ann Stelzmiller at (530)
621-6393. Volunteers will be required to pass a background check. Volunteers
who are over the age of 55, low-income and meet eligibility criteria may
possibly qualify for paid compensation as a volunteer through the AARP
Foundation’s Senior Community Service Employment Program.
For general information about the Office of the Public
Guardian, please call (530) 642-4800. In addition to the Office of
the Public Guardian, HHSA has a number of programs that frequently can use the
generous assistance of community volunteers. For information about the many
programs and services of HHSA and its volunteer opportunities, please visit www.edcgov.us/hhsa.