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VVolunteer opportunity

Volunteer to Visit an Elder

Volunteer opportunity

Volunteer Opportunity posted by: Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Boston

Posted on: August 5, 2014

Volunteer Opportunity description

Become a Friendly Visitor, develop new friendships across generations and help an elder age with dignity.

You can help enrich the life of a frail isolated elder by chatting over a cup of tea, taking a walk together, reading aloud, and learning about life in a different generation.

Friendly Visitor volunteers visit seniors on a weekly basis, providing companionship and friendship. The opportunity is tailored to meet the specific needs and interests of the individual volunteer, and all volunteers receive ongoing support from the JF&CS Friendly Visitor Program Coordinator.

Volunteers are needed in multiple locations around the Greater Boston area; including Newton, Brookline, Brighton, Needham, and Boston.

How to apply

Interested in volunteering? Visit www.jfcsboston.org/volunteer and fill out our volunteer registration form to begin the process.

For more information, please contact Hannah Nersasian, JF&CS Manager of Volunteer Services, at hnersasian@jfcsboston.org or 781-693-5576.

Location

1430 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451, US

Time Commitment

Time commitment
Occasional (weekly or monthly)
Times of day
Mornings
Afternoons
Evenings
Days of week
Weekdays
Weekends
Schedule
Flexible schedule

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