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Front Desk Reception Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Presbyterian Senior Services

  • 20 people are interested

Position: Front Desk Volunteer

Reports To: Senior Center Director

Location: Andrew Jackson Senior Center

General Purpose: The Front Desk Volunteer serves as a representative for PSS, supporting the Agency's mission of strengthening the capacity of older New Yorkers, their families, and communities to thrive.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Greet members and senior center visitors
  • Register new members
  • Scan program participants
  • Collect lunch donations
  • Assist with distributing program papers
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Expectations: Must be punctual and have consistent attendance, Be prepared to work as part of a team

Time Commitment: Five days per week (1pm-3:30pm)

Support: Training for this position will be provided.

Age Requirement: None

Dress Code: Casual

Start Date: Immediate

Required Qualifications/Skills:
  • Team player
  • Comfortable interacting with Seniors
  • Friendly Attitude
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (preferred)

Benefits: Volunteers will work with a diverse range of people and have the opportunity to showcase their skills by engaging with senior members and supporting staff. In addition, volunteers will have chance to network, grow as an individual and build their resume.

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About Presbyterian Senior Services

Location:

2095 Broadway, Suite 409, NEW YORK, NY 10023, US

Mission Statement

PSS's mission is to strengthen the capacity of older New Yorkers, their families, and communities to thrive! PSS staff, board, volunteers, and interns commit to these core values: Embrace the PSS mission. Recognize older adults as a vital part of New York City. Guide and support family caregivers in their crucial and often challenging role. Enhance the bonds and the potential of kinship families. Affirm inclusivity. Continue to honor our roots in social service, volunteerism, and community. Commit to being nimble, collaborative, and creative so we can meet the changing needs of those we serve. Strive for continual improvement by measuring agency performance and learning from that data. Gratefully accept the responsibility of being good stewards of the funds and support we are privileged to receive. Value the contributions of staff and commit to their professional development and well-being.

Description

PSS was founded in 1962 as Presbyterian Senior Services by volunteers to serve older members of their church community. Today, PSS is an innovative, multi-service nonprofit 501(c)(3) agency whose mission is to strengthen the capacity of older New Yorkers, their families, and communities to thrive. PSS has over 70 dedicated staff and over 250 committed volunteers and interns. With a $6+ million annual budget, we are able to run ten busy community centers for older adults, family caregiver and kinship family support programs through PSS Circle of Care, two residences - including the first one purposefully built for grandparents raising grandchildren - and Coming of Age NYC’s popular educational programs that inspire adults 50+ to live with passion and purpose. We encourage you to sign up for our newsletter and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

CAUSE AREAS

Seniors
Seniors

WHEN

Fri Aug 26, 2022 - Thu Nov 24, 2022

WHERE

325 East 156th StreetAndrew Jackson Senior CenterBronx, NY 10451

(40.82157,-73.91776)
 

SKILLS

  • Office Reception
  • People Skills
  • Spanish

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • Five days per week (1pm-3:30pm)
  • Friendly, Team Player; Bilingual in English and Spanish (preferred)

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