Senior Visiting in Coney Island/Brighton Beach

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Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island

Visit a homebound senior in the area of COney Island and Brighton Beach.

You can volunteer and make a real difference in a homebound individual’s life in so many different ways.

We are a dynamic and diverse group of volunteers or “Friendly Visitors” who visit homebound individual in their area each week. Every member of our team is willing and eager to share their time with someone who is older, wiser, and has had a lifetime of experience. Our visitors come from all ages and stages of life, which allows the matching process to be flexible and accommodating to both homebound individual’s and friendly visitor’s preferences.

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About Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island

Location:

3001 West 37th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11224, US

Mission Statement

The Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island is a 501(c)(3) private not-for-profit tax-exempt organization founded in 1973 to provide a wide range of social services to South Brooklyn's low income residents and to foster neighborhood stabilization. During the past decade the council has experienced extraordinary growth and became the central address for services of all segments of the population including the aged, the vocationally disadvantaged poor, refugees, and educationally at-risk youth. In addition, the council provides non-profit community based organizations with technical assistance in upgrading their management capacity.

Description

Friendly Visiting, a project of JCCGCI, offers a unique opportunity for a group of volunteers who reach out to homebound individuals.We are a dynamic and diverse group of volunteers or "Friendly Visitors " who visit homebound individuals each week. Every member of our team is willing and eager to share their time with someone who is older, wiser, and has had a lifetime of experience. Our visitors come from all ages and are available to provide companionship, reading assistance (reading mail or a favorite news / magazine article), light grocery shopping, support and more.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Brighton Beach/Coney Islandbrooklyn, NY 11235

(40.58601,-73.94186)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 1 hour a week for 6 months

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