Book Club Leader - Penn South NORC


(40.74866,-73.99923)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

290 9th AveNew York, NY 10001


About

Purpose
Lead a reading and discussion group for seniors of various short stories, novels, fiction, non-fiction and biographies ranging from the classics to today's bestsellers.

Responsibilities
* Select one book per month
* Facilitate a discussion group
* Engage seniors in sharing and reflecting on stories

Skills
* Able to review literary criticism
* Background with English and Literature preferable.
* Experience teaching or leading groups
* Ability to work independently and as part of a team
* Good organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
* Strong communication skills
* Experience working with seniors is helpful but not required

Other
* Flexible scheduling is available with a minimum commitment of one weekday a month
* Ongoing opportunity for a few months
* Maintain professional behavior at all times and adhere to JASA’s volunteer policies

About JASA
Founded in 1968, JASA's mission is to sustain and enrich the lives of the aging in the New York metropolitan area so that they can remain in the community with dignity and autonomy. JASA is one of New York's largest and most trusted agencies serving older adults in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Long Island.

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Reading / Writing

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • monthly
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