Opportunity Details

Senior Services, Health & Wellness
Low-income communities, Military/Veterans, People with Disabilities, People with Health-based Concerns

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Walking Group Guide

Guide Serving Seniors' walking group around downtown San Diego for a 45-60 minute walk on Thursday mornings. Lead the group along a predetermined route while enjoying the scenic and historic sites of downtown! 

Opportunity Requirements & Important Notes


  • Keep the group together and on the predetermined route

  • Oversee group member safety, with the help of other volunteers (i.e. their Walking Group Champions)

  • Do your best to ensure the walk is an enjoyable expierence for all group members

  • Bonus: Share interesting facts and historical background about sites and attractions along the walking route. 

Qualifications and Required Skills

  • Complete a volunteer application and pass a background check

  • Excellent navigation skills

  • Excellent customer service and public speaking skills

  • Ability to walk continuously for one hour

  • Dependable, responsible, and friendly

  • Enjoys spending time with seniors and exploring the city

  • Bonus: Knowledge of Downtown San Diego attractions, layout, and history

Time Commitment

  • Every Thursday 8:30am-11:00am for a minimum of 3 months

  • Walking group leaves at 9:00am and returns by 10:30am

Training and Support Provided

  • The Serving Seniors Volunteer and Activities Team will design a rotation of 4-5 scenic walking routes. They welcome your input and suggestions.

  • Preliminary training and ongoing support will be provided as need from the Volunteer and Activities Team. 

Expressing Interest

  • For more information or to sign up, please express interest in this opportunity or reach out to Vanessa Erickson at vanessa.erickson@servingseniors.org or (619) 487-0605. 

About Serving Seniors 

The mission of Serving Seniors is to help seniors in poverty live healthy and fulfilling lives. 

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Express Interest

Volunteers needed through 12/31/2021

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