Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

We ♥ Our Volunteers!

Retirees and Students – Do you have a little extra time to get involved with your community? Check out volunteering at the Lourie Center!  Contact us to arrange an informational meeting.

Download the Volunteer Application

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Drivers are needed to transport local seniors to local medical appointments and personal errands.  Must be available to drive Mondays OR Tuesdays OR Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

This is a fun way to serve the community!  Drivers should be in good physical health, reliable, enjoy working with seniors, and have a valid SC driver’s license, SLED check required.  Experience and aptitude for driving a large vehicle is strongly preferred, but a commercial license not required.

Substitute drivers Mondays-Wednesdays are also needed:

— 5 Points Wheels (4-hour shifts M/T/W)

— Outdoors Club day trips.

NEWSLETTER VOLUNTEERS: Share your time with us by helping to collate, fold, and label the quarterly newsletter.

INSTRUCTORS/LEADERS – Share your life skills or education by leading a series of classes or a one-time workshop.

Arts and Sciences-

  • Music Appreciation
  • Art Appreciation
  • Creative Writing
  • Tap Dancing/Dance Fitness, Creative Movement
  • Cake Decorating
  • Flower Arranging
  • Scrapbooking
  • Calligraphy
  • Photography Workshop
  • Math for Everyday Life
  • Basic Computers and Technology

Languages and History

Garden Volunteers help keep the Lourie Center campus beautiful!

Board members and Garden Volunteers Myra nelson and Wally Graves help keep the Lourie Center campus beautiful!

  • History – American, World, South Carolina
  • American Sign Language
  • Foreign Languages

Games and Recreation

  • BINGO Coordinator, each Thursday from 12-2 pm
  • Wine Appreciation
  • Cooking
  • Wii Games
  • Outdoors Club
  • Senior Chorus


  • Answer phones
  • Receive money
  • Greet visitors
  • Make copies
  • Administrative tasks


    Front Desk Receptionist Donna Collins greets members and answers the phone and takes membership payments and answers questions and….


  • Graphic design
  • Marketing or PR
  • Dance Committee – decorating, selling/taking tickets, selling beverages
  • Fall Festival – various tasks planning and coordinating the festival
  • One-on-one computer tutoring
  • Computer data input