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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 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 or 781-693-5576.


1430 Main Street, Waltham, MA, 02451, US

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