Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Temple Emanu-El, 6299 Capri DrSan Diego, CA 92120

About

Jewish Family Service of San Diego is a client-centered, impact-driven organization working to build a stronger, more resilient community. We believe our volunteers are the backbone of our Agency. We strive to ensure that each volunteer is treated with dignity and respect. Our goal is your success. Be our partner in Moving Forward Together.

Program:

The JFS Social & Wellness Centers provide a warm environment with social, educational, and recreational programs for older adults. Community members enjoy daily meals, exercise classes, art classes, games, cultural programs, and live entertainment. This is a home away from home for many older adults.

Goal of Position:

As an Activity Instructor/Bingo Caller, your goal is to interactively engage older adults in a game of bingo.

Benefits:

  • Engage the older adult community in fun and interesting activities
  • Gain an understanding of social opportunities and community resources for older adults
  • Meet new people and connect with others in the community

Tasks/responsibilities:

  • Present information to the older adult community in an engaging way
  • Instruct classes once a week or as needed for one hour (this is flexible depending on the center’s and the volunteer’s schedules)
  • Facilitate Bingo game for older adults
  • Lead game with enthusiasm and presence

Qualifications:

  • Excited, passionate, into and knowledgeable about their topic and about working with older adults
  • Ability to work with older adults at varying stages of activity levels
  • Comfortable with speaking publicly
  • Experience teaching or leading activities (formally as a teacher/educator or through volunteer opportunities)

Requirements:

  1. Must be at least 16 years old; no court ordered hours
  2. Complete a volunteer application at www.jfssd.org/volapp
  3. Complete Volunteer Interview and Orientation with JFS Volunteer Services
  4. Must be punctual

Time Commitment:

Wednesdays 12:15pm-1:45pm

Worksite/Department:

Temple Emanu-El ● 6299 Capri Drive ● San Diego, CA 92120

Immediate Supervisor:

Social & Wellness Center Program Manager/Office Coordinator

Skills

  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check

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