Friendly Visitor with Seniors - Far Rockaway


Cause Areas


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


131 Beach 19th StreetFar Rockaway, NY 11691


Provide companionship and create a bond with a homebound older adult through weekly visits. Friendly Visiting is a meaningful way to reach isolated seniors and to increase their engagement with the wider community.


  • Visit a senior for 1 hour a week in their home
  • 6 month commitment required
  • Live in or nearby to Far Rockaway
  • Interest in brightening the life of a senior!


  • Patience
  • Good listening skills
  • Reliable
  • Experience with seniors is helpful but not required


  • Flexible scheduling with a minimum commitment of one hour during a weekday.
  • Ongoing opportunity for a required 6-month commitment
  • Maintain professional behavior at all times and adhere to JASA’s volunteer policies

About JASA
Founded in 1968, JASA's mission is to sustain and enrich the lives of the aging in the New York metropolitan area so that they can remain in the community with dignity and autonomy. JASA is one of New York's largest and most trusted agencies serving older adults in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Long Island.


  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • once a week, 6 month commitment
  • Must live near Far Rockaway
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