Seeking Volunteers to Spend Quality Time with Senior Adults


(34.061237,-118.302826)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

3580 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 700Los Angeles Central AreaSan Fernando Valley AreaLos Angeles, CA 90010


About

Are you looking to give back to your community and make a difference in the lives of others?


Become a Senior Health and Wellness Coach!

When older adults lose their ability to drive and their sense of independence, isolation and loneliness moves in. Long term-loneliness is associated with the development of depression.

Thus JFS visitation programs core is to empower older adults by providing companionship, socio-emotional support, access to resources and the community. Older adults are matched with a peer (a volunteer) who assists them with socialization, such as engaging them in conversation, neighborhood walks, games, exercise, arts, shopping, gardening, and many more activities happening in JFS senior centers. Volunteers are vital to these programs, working hard to implement the values of the program and helping those in need.

Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles (JFSLA) is seeking individuals ages 55 and older to volunteer offering peer companion services to older adults in the community.

As a Health and Wellness Coach you will enhance the lives of seniors by:

  • Spending quality time doing activities you both enjoy
  • Accompanying seniors on shopping trips, doctor's appoinments, or on social outings
  • Monitoring their well-being, identifying changing needs, and easing access to community resources

Senior Health and Wellness Coaches will benefit from:

  • Professional training to develop valuable skill sets
  • Creating a more meaningful retirement

Help us keep seniors living independently in their communities.


Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 year

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