Just One Hour per week! Provide Companionship To Homebound & Isolated Senior


(40.7616,-73.98583)
 

Cause Areas

When

Thu Jul 06, 2017 - Wed Jan 31, 2018

Where

239 W. 49th Street(visits at the senior's home in Manhattan)New York, NY 10019

About

We match isolated and lonely seniors with volunteers in the community who make weekly visits in the senior’s home. The Friendly Visiting program is an opportunity to form rewarding relationships and ongoing companionship for both seniors and volunteers.

Seniors and their visitor can converse and enjoy the company, take part in activities like going to cafes and museums, share stories, learn new skills, and a variety of other things based on the desires of the companions. You will be matched with a senior who has a similar personality and interests and you can decide together how to spend your time. Visits can easily fit into your schedule because matches are made based on your availability. We ask for a minimum commitment of 6 months or 1 year.

Your time as a friendly visitor is invaluable, and you gain a new friend!

Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 months
  • Weekly visits of at least one 1 hour

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