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Virtual Volunteer: Our senior friends would love to talk!

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Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 40 people are interested

As the warmer weather approaches we continue to look for volunteers who will join our wonderful program, and bring a bit of warmth and sunshine to our sernior friends. Find out what you can do to help the seniors of your community by calling us at 718-449-5000 ext. 2212.

During this Covid19 crisis, we are looking for volunteers to call seniors to check on them and provide company over the phone.

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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.

Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

In the Brooklyn area, 11224BROOKLYN, NY 11224

(40.57492,-73.98594)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 month minimum.
  • 18 or older, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian. Valid photo ID, and 2 reference contacts.

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