Muskingum County Center for Seniors

160 N. 4th Street • Zanesville, Ohio 43701 • 740-454-9761

Volunteer Opportunities


We all have special talents that we sometimes keep hidden. But these talents, whether big or small, can make a difference if we use them. At the Muskingum County Center for Seniors, volunteers do just that. By sharing their talents, they support the center’s staffs in caring for the people of the community and making a difference in the life of those who are served and that’s what being a volunteer is all about.

You are invited to become a volunteer today! You’ll have the opportunity to make an impact on the lives of those in need, and make some new friends as well. Becoming a volunteer is easy!

How do I volunteer?

Getting started is easy, just call our volunteer coordinator. When you call, they will discuss your volunteer opportunities with you and help you decide the type of volunteer work you’d like to do. Then they will provide training in the area where you will be volunteering.

How much time does it take?

Volunteers can work as long as 8 hours, but they realize you are giving your valuable time, and they will work with you to accommodate your schedule.

What do volunteers do?

A variety of volunteer opportunities are offered, some include direct contact with the seniors, while others do not. A few of the ways volunteers help include:

  • · helping the nutrition program
  • · answering phones
  • · wrap silverware
  • · assisting supportive services
  • · staffing the book and movie library
  • · delivering meals
  • · assisting the Activities Director
  • · working in our craft store
  • · working the concession stand at Friday night dances
  • · And much more!


Volunteers also contribute to the center through a wide variety of fund-raising activities including:

  • · Dances
  • · Concerts
  • · United way
  • · Hunger network through Operation Feed

Volunteer Recognition

Volunteers are shown appreciation in several ways. Every April during National Volunteer Week, a banquet is held to thank volunteers for their dedication and devotion to our center.


Amish "Simple Sanctuary" - August 28, 2019

Belden Village Shopping - October 23, 2019

Christmas in New York City - December 9th through 11th

Clifton Mill - December 11, 2019

Dance Bands

August 16th ~ Pleasant Valley Boys

August 23rd ~ Pleasant Valley Boys

August 30th ~ Lou & Friends


Menu for the Week of August 19, 2019

Monday - Chicken alfredo over noodles, cucumber & onion salad, mixed fruit cup

Tuesday - Taco salad, tortilla chips, refried beans, mandarin oranges, cookie

Wednesday - Sliced turkey, dressing, sweet potatoes, capri blend vegetables, pineapple

Thursday - Chicken salad on a croissant, tomato quarters, pea salad, fruit cup

Friday - Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, cooked cabbage, banana

Menu is Subject to Change

Hours of Operation

Monday & Tuesday - 8am to 10pm
Wednesday - Thursday 8am to 4pm
Friday - 8am to 10pm