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Commission on Aging Volunteer Opportunities

The Brevard Commission on Aging encourages the participation of individual citizens, organizations, and service providers in the planning process. There are many opportunities to support the mission of the Brevard Commission on Aging through volunteer service on a committee or task force. If you would like to volunteer, contact the Brevard County Housing and Human Services Department at (321) 633-2007.


Work Groups:

The Work Groups are responsible for conducting an in depth study of issues important to supporting a quality lifestyle for Brevard County's elder citizens.

Task force groups have been convened in the following subject areas:
  • Transportation - Increase mobility options through improve roadway design, pedestrian friendly community development, and expand public transit service.
  • Long Term Care - Provide a sufficient level of service to support at risk older adults in a setting appropriate to their level of care. Promote quality of care in the delivery of institutional long-term care services.
  • Health & Wellness - Promote a healthy lifestyle that encourages the appropriate use of medical services and focuses on the social, emotional, intellectual, physical, and spiritual aspects of well being.
  • Elder Rights / Advocacy - Advocate for resources and actions to meet the needs of older adults.
  • Housing - Increase the supply of affordable housing that is structurally designed to meet changing physical capabilities with community surroundings that support independence and offer opportunities to age in place.
  • Disaster Preparedness - Increase the understanding of preparedness issues and promote awareness of services. Integrate the functional aspects of information and referral delivery.
  • Employment / Volunteerism - Provide opportunities for employment. Promote financial, retirement, and long-term care planning.


For more information:

Cindy Short
Brevard Commission on Aging
2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way
Viera, Fl - 32940
Building B, Suite - 103
Phone: (321) 633-2076
cindy.short@BrevardCounty.US

Housing & Human Services Department

Viera Government Center
2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way
Building B, Suite 106
Viera, FL 32940

Office: (321) 633-2007
Fax: (321) 633-2170
 
South area toll free: 
(321) 952-4700 x2007
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