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4200 Park AvenueBridgeport, CT 06604


Are you Compassionate and Caring? Jewish Senior Services is looking for you to join The Chaifetz Family Hospice Team as a Volunteer.

How can a Jewish Home Hospice Volunteer help?

Hospice volunteers can be a friend and calming presence during a time of crisis, just someone to talk to. Hospice volunteers assist with activities both in our facility and in the community such as journaling, writing letters, reading, providing a break for family or a simply just holding someone's hand. For patients, sometimes the hospice volunteer becomes a "friend" to someone who is alone and has no family or friends. If this sounds like you contact Ellen Ashkins at eashkins@jseniors.org or call her at 203 365-6417.

If you would like to see more opportunities and fill out a volunteer application, please copy and paste the following link into your browser:



  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Administrative Support
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours per week
  • 16 hours Hospice training at Jewish Senior Services

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