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ORGANIZATION: Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA)

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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. +6 month commitment.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 18+ years of age
  • Covid Vaccination w/booster
  • 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
  • (240)673-1036
  • (301)610-8414

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About Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA)

Location:

200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville, MD 20850, US

Mission Statement

JSSA is the health and social wellness agency that supports our neighbors in facing life's consequential moments. Serving Montgomery County, MD, northern Virginia, and DC, our work is built on a commitment to healing our corner of the world. OUR MISSION: Recognizing our shared humanity, JSSA empowers individuals and families to enhance well-being across all ages and stages in life. OUR VISION: Guided by Jewish values, we are the partner of choice providing integrated services that enhance the quality of life across our region's diverse communities. OUR VALUES: Dignity, Integrity, Hope, Inclusiveness, Responsibility, and Excellence.

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, education, specialized employment services, in-home care, hospice, senior care-management, and social services.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Computers & Technology
Seniors
Community, Computers & Technology, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Rockville, MD 20852

(39.05421,-77.11975)
 

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

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