Do you speak Cantonese? Relieve Loneliness for an Elder!


Cause Areas


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


Jamaica Plain, MAJamaica Plain, MA 02130


Spend an hour a week visiting with an elder in his/her home. Talk, have lunch together, go for walks, become a FRIEND. Ethos is looking for a volunteer who speaks Cantonese to visit with an elder in Jamaica Plain. Only know a little bit of Hindi? Hone your skills by visiting with and engaging in conversations in Cantonese.

The elders we serve through the Friendly Visiting program are typically very isolated and a language barrier only increases their isolation. Your weekly visits will brighten their day and improve their mental well-being. Make a new friend and sign-up today!


Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • one hour per week

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