Visit a Spanish Speaking Senior in Your Neighborhood


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When

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

Where

Senior's HomeLong Beach, South Bay, and LA areas, CA 90805

We Need Bi Lingual Volunteers

About

Did you know that being bilingual increases the grey matter in certain parts of the brain" according to Georgetown University.

YOUR Spanish speaking neighbors need you.

There are at least 10 Spanish speaking seniors who have been on our waiting list to be matched with a Friendly Visitor. PLEASE CONSIDER THIS VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY.

The schedule is flexible. Just 1 hour a week. You arrange the visits according to your schedule.

Now more than ever our Spanish speaking seniors need a Friendly Visitor. It isa committment of only1 hour a week . You will visit the senior in their home for a chat, a game of cards or dominos, a short walk, or a snack. Our seniors are natives of many Spanish speaking countries such as Cuba, Peru, Columbia, and Mexico. They have fascinating stories to tell and want to learn about you.

We have many Spanish speaking seniors who are isolated by language, health problems, poverty and loneliness. They have no family members nearby. Please give 1 hour a week to be a Friendly Visitor to Spanish speaking seniors in Long Beach and the South Bay.

Our agency is Volunteer Action for Aging, a Community Service division of SCAN Health Plan. We coordinate a Friendly Visitor program to assist isolated, lonely seniors in their home.

Click on scan.samaritan.com to fill out an application today. If you have questions please call or email Teri at thershberg@scanhealthplan.com 562-637-7175

Se le necesita. GRACIAS!!

Skills

  • Spanish
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Just 1 hour per week.

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