How can you support relief efforts in Haiti and Afghanistan?

Learn more about resources to support people in Haiti and Afghanistan.

Read More
  • 51 people are interested
 

Do you speak Russian?

Save to Favorites

Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA)

  • 51 people are interested
New JSSA Logo

JSSA is looking for Russian-speakers to volunteer with Holocaust survivors and other seniors in the DC Metro area. Covid-19 has greatly impacted our senior community limiting social engagement opportunities. To address this, JSSA has implemented virtual programs to alleviate social isolation. Volunteer opportunities include weekly friendly phone check-ins, client phone surveys, and translating program flyers. +12 month commitment.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 18+ years of age
  • 1 year commitment
  • Available 1 hour, Monday-Friday
  • Complete interview process
  • Complete background check
  • Provide 3 references
  • Complete compliance training
  • Must have a special expertise, knowledge or talent to share
  • Must be patient and able to effectively communicate with an older adult audience in a group format
  • Provide draft class outline or itinerary

For more information contact:

  • Nora Morton
  • nmorton@jssa.org
  • (301)610-8414

7 More opportunities with Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA)

Request failed
{{ opp.title }}
This is a Virtual Opportunity.
{{ opp.location }}
We'll work with your schedule
{{ opp.dateStr }}
{{ opp.timeStr }}
More
Opportunities

About Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA)

Location:

200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville, MD 20850, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission: JSSA empowers individuals and families to achieve well-being across their lifespan. Our Vision: JSSA strives to be the preeminent coordinator and provider of a broad range of clinical and social services for individuals and families residing in the greater Washington metropolitan area who seek help with life’s many challenges. Our Values: JSSA is rooted in the Jewish traditions of tikkun olam, commitment to heal and repair the world, and tzedakah, charity, justice and responsibility to care for one’s neighbor. In all that it does, JSSA is guided by a set of deep-seated values: .

Description

For more than 120 years, the Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) has been helping individuals and families across the Washington metro area meet emotional, social, and physical challenges. JSSA provides services and support to more than 30,000 individuals and families annually through a wide range of counseling, educational, special needs services, in-home support, hospice and nursing care, and social services.

Community
Computers & Technology
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Russian
  • Elder care
  • History
  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

Report this opportunity