Scrabble player needed for 2 hours every Sunday in Jackson Heights!


(40.745094,-73.9256)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

4331 39 StreetSunnyside, NY 11104

About

Play Scrabble and make a difference in a seniors life at the same time!

I currently have a client who lives in Jackson Heights and she is eager for a Scrabble partner! She prefers the volunteer visit on Sundays for a 2-hour game. Is this something you are interested in?

The Friendly Visitor Program at Sunnyside Community Services covers all parts of Queens, including Astoria, Elmhurst, East Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, Corona, Forest Hills, Rego Park, Flushing, Maspeth, Middle Village, Long Island City, Ridgewood, Sunnyside, Woodside and more.

Friendly Visitors are volunteers who visit homebound seniors for about an hour each week in their homes.

Volunteers reduce feelings of isolation, and help improve seniors' mental and physical health. Seniors are able to stay in their homes and communities longer. Volunteers can dramatically improve the quality of a seniors' life.

The Friendly Visitor Program is funded by grants from CityMeals-on-Wheels and serves homebound seniors who receive meal deliveries. Clients receiving visitors are often unable to go outside on their own and depend on visitors for social interaction.

Friendly Visitors receive training, support and feedback from the Friendly Visiting Coordinator. We will match you with someone who shares your interests and schedule.

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • one hour per week for 6 months

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