Operation Senior Shovel


Are you looking for assistance with snow removal during the winter months? Or are you hoping to find a way to connect with your neighbors to offer your assistance shoveling? 

The City of Aurora provides the Operation Senior Shovel program for senior citizens and disabled persons in need of assistance and volunteers who can help in their time of need.

Operation Senior Shovel is a weather-related service:

  • that is only activated after snow events of 2 inches or more 
  • where requests for assistance must be made per snow event
  • where every effort will be made to secure a volunteer to assist within 48 hours 


Seniors Requesting Assistance

Seniors or individuals with disabilities (or their designees) can request assistance after snow events of 2 inches or more by:

The City of Aurora will make all contacts for service with volunteers. Seniors and volunteers do not need to interact at any time. 


Volunteers Providing Services

All volunteers providing assistance must

  • provide their own shovels or snow blowers
  • complete a registration form online (no via phone or email) at
  • designate which ward(s) they are willing to provide services

Sign up to volunteer today:

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