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JFS Richmond/Jewish Family Services

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Do you enjoy chatting on the phone with friends and family? Does it bring you joy to connect with and provide support to seniors in need of a friendly voice?

DAYS/TIMES NEEDED:
ONE or MORE days per week for about 1 hour - Calls are made Monday through Friday, between 9 AM and 11 AM OR between 1 PM and 3 PM (flexible).

WORK LOCATION:
You can call from our JFS Offices at 6718 Patterson Avenue, Richmond, VA 23226 OR your own home or office.

GENERAL ACTIVITIES:
Short telephone calls to offer assurance and cheer for someone in need.

WHO WE SERVE:
A short list of clients or "friends" who are homebound or who need social contact. You may be the only contact they have all day and they will love chatting with you!


After a short orientation and training meeting at our agency, you can make Telephone Reassurance calls from the JFS office, your office or your home, one or more times per week. We ask that volunteers usually call on a regular schedule, one day/time per week. You will have a list of 10 to 12 people to call, and you will get to know them and love them, just as we do! Then you complete a log sheet or let us know about your chats for the day, so that we can provide support to the clients, as needed. Your entire call list will usually takes about one hour to complete and then you have the rest of your day to feel good about helping someone in need.

PLEASE EMAIL US TODAY TO BE A TELEPHONE REASSURANCE VOLUNTEER!

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About JFS Richmond/Jewish Family Services

Location:

6718 Patterson Ave., Richmond, VA 23226, US

Mission Statement

JFS Richmond (Jewish Family Services Richmond) is a forward-thinking health and social service agency dedicated to helping people achieve their full potential, regardless of age, race, religion or circumstances.

Description

Serving the greater Richmond community since 1849, JFS continues to excel in innovative programming and professional service delivery. Programs include home health care, counseling, care management, adoption, in-home services for children and families, special needs services, telephone reassurance and friendly visitors.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

6718 Patterson AvenueRichmond, VA 23226

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • UP TO 2 HRS PER WEEK
  • FRIENDLY AND CHATTY.

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