Do you enjoy gardening? Literature? Politics? Visit a senior in your community who does too!

Published

04/18/2018

Start Date

05/01/2018

End Date

12/31/2018

Time Commitment

A few hours per month

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

private home
New York City
New York

United States

Description

Join Encore's Friendly Visiting Program and have weekly visits with a senior in your community.


Ms. M is a retired professor of English Literature and journalist at various New York publications including Time, INC, the New York Times, and Up and Down Wall Street. She lives on the upper west side of Manhattan where she has lived for over 30 years. She lives with her husband and beloved dog.


Ms. M loves to garden and has a beautiful herb garden on her terrace, she would like to share her gardening activities with an interested volunteer this spring.


This opportunity is part of Encore Community Service's Friendly Visiting Program. We ask for a commitment of 6 months, during which time visits take place every week. There is a short interview and orientation process, as well as a background check.

Benefits

  • Training Provided

Benefits

  • International Volunteers

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