The New Jewish Home is seeking youth volunteers (13-17) who are available after school, weekends, and school breaks. As a youth volunteer, you will assist with Therapeutic Recreation and/or Religious Life programs. Programs include: BINGO, Arts & Crafts, Games, Religious Services, and Concerts.
Youth volunteers can also provide one-on-one or small group interactions including:manicures, technology assistance (iPad, iPod & computers), card games, dominoes, checkers, chess, writing with or reading to an elder.
If you play piano or another instrument - our elders would love to listen to you perform.
This is great opportunity if you have required community service hours for school or looking for a meaningful volunteer experience to add to a college application. We ask that volunteers adhere to a schedule that they create with the volunteer department.
Weekday Afternoons: until 5:30pm
Weekeday Evenings - Monday, Wednesday, Thursdays: 6:15-8:30
Saturday: 9;30-5:30 / 9:30-12:00 / 1:30-4:00 or 5:30
Sunday: 9;30-5:30 / 9:30-1:00 / 2:00-4:30 or 5:30
Please apply online at the following link: https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=1114206372
Please mention Volunteer Match and include if there is something specific you would like to do based on the above information (teach computers, a specific game, reading or writing, playing piano etc.)
If you have any questions - Please contact Jessica at JSinovoi@jewishhome.org or 212-870-4940
- Music Therapy
- Exhibition Arts
- People Skills
- Basic Computer Skills
- Music Arts
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 12
- Orientation or Training
- steady weekly commitment
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