From all of us here at Friend to Friend America, we’d like to thank you for your interest in volunteering to visit a senior in need of connection.

Our volunteers directly impact the lives of lonely and isolated seniors. We are thrilled that you want to be a part of fulfilling this mission!

What volunteer training looks like

Friend to Friend America provides comprehensive training to make sure that you feel well-prepared and confident on your first visit with your friend.

Here’s your next steps and what to expect

  • Download and review each training section. The training is broken into 3 sections with a comprehension quiz the must be completed at the end. You should plan to dedicate about 45 mins per section.
  • Part 1: Visiting your friend – time commitment, communication expectations, and visit dos and don’ts.
  • Part 2: Reporting requirements – how, when and to whom to report elder abuse
  • Part 3: Sensitivity training – a deeper dive into how to compassionately communicate with your friend.
  • Complete your quiz! Completing the quiz helps us know that you have completed and understand the training.
  • Last step – Click here to download your Volunteer Handbook to save or print for your own reference.

Ready to test your knowledge? Click here to take the quiz!

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