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We all have a best friend through each stage in life! Visit a Senior in Your area!

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Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island

  • 24 people are interested

The eldest trees often bear the sweetest fruit! Visit a senior in your area and learn from them and grow mentally and spiritually all while relieving the feeling of isolation by visiting a homebound senior in their home for one hour a week.

We match you with one senior who you will visit for 1 hour per week up to 6 months or more should you wish to commit further than the 6 month requirement.

For more information call 718-449-5000 ext. 2212 or email Libby with your contact information at L.feldman@jccgci.org.

Learn more on our website at www.friendlyvisitingny.org and like our facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Friendly-Visiting-Program/332936972502

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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.

Advocacy & Human Rights
People with Disabilities
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

In the Brooklyn areabrooklyn, NY 11230

(40.61906,-73.96537)
 

SKILLS

  • Adult Education
  • History
  • Elder care
  • Special Needs
  • Hospice Care

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 month commitment
  • Visits are 1 hour per week

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