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Educational Alliance/Manny Cantor Center

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

OVERVIEW

The Weinberg Center for Balanced Living at Manny Cantor Center serves a diverse population of older adults ages 60+ with everything from nutritious kosher meals, health and wellness programs, case workers, dance, art, language and fitness classes and a wide array of social events both in-person and virtual. During the pandemic we had to stop our breakfast and lunch service, and are instead distributing grab & go meals to older adults. We need the help of volunteers to pack breakfast and lunch each day.

For more information and to register for a shift visit: http://cerv.is/m?0038gt0CwX7

WHAT IS YOUR COMMITMENT?

  • Help serve hot and healthy meals to older adult community members
  • Ensure cleanliness and all hygiene rules are followed
  • Ability to follow instructions, and work quickly as part of a team
  • Set-up and clean-up tables before and after each seating
  • Lunch Service Volunteering will be from 11:30AM-1:30PM this will include two seatings to allow for social distancing (12-12:30; 12:45-1:15)

HOW TO GET STARTED:

  • Complete the volunteer application & register for shifts: https://cerv.is/m?0038g53UsVA
  • Sign-up for meal service shifts (only register if you know you can make it)
  • Must be vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof will be required.

APPLY TO BE A MEAL SERVICE VOLUNTEER IF YOU...

  • Are comfortable handling food and practice good hygiene
  • Like to volunteer in a fast-paced environment with other people
  • Want to give back to the community and a diverse group of older adults

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About Educational Alliance/Manny Cantor Center

Location:

197 E BROADWAY, NEW YORK, NY 10002, US

Mission Statement

Educational Alliance brings together and partners with diverse communities in Lower Manhattan, offering individuals and families high-quality, multi-generational programs and services that enhance their well-being and socioeconomic opportunities..

Description

Our commitment to the diversity of the Lower East Side is reflected in our programming: Head Start classrooms sit alongside our private preschool; the Weinberg Center for Balanced Living creates community for older adults of all backgrounds and abilities; our fitness center is utilized by neighborhood residents of all ethnicities, income levels, and ages through an innovative tiered membership model. The Educational Alliance Art School uses the study and mastery of fine arts to forge connections between students and master teachers. Afterschool programs serve community needs for recreation, fitness, education, and college preparation. Community and cultural programming invites deep conversation and calls to action.

The Manny Cantor Center is the flagship building of Educational Alliance, a community-based organization offering a wide range of programs that integrate education, social services, arts and recreation throughout the Lower East Side and East Village. Created to assist Eastern European Jews immigrating to NYC, it has been serving the area since 1889. Educational Alliance has grown and changed as the Lower East Side has; now serving the diverse population that currently resides here.

Community
Hunger
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

197 East BroadwayManny Cantor CenterNew York, NY 10002

(40.71397,-73.98837)
 

SKILLS

  • Food & Beverage Services
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Relationship Building
  • Food Service
  • Multi-Tasking

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Weekday shifts available 11:30am-1:30pm
  • You'll receive a brief orientation and training when you arrive!

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