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Selfhelp Community Services Inc.

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Selfhelp’s "Virtual Senior Center" has an opportunity for a volunteer Facilitator to lead a one-hour, interactive class with Jewish content in any area virtually from their computer. This program allows homebound seniors of any faith to attend one-hour online classes day, evening or weekend via videochat. All you need is a topic, computer w/high speed internet, webcam and speakers. If you 18+ and enjoy sharing your Jewish-related interests, interacting with Seniors and have basic computer skills you can lead classes on a flexible recurring schedule (day, evening or weekend).

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About Selfhelp Community Services Inc.

Location:

520 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018, US

Mission Statement

Selfhelp is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to maintaining the independence and dignity of seniors and at-risk populations through a spectrum of housing, home health care, and social services and will lead in applying new methods and technologies to address changing needs of its community. Selfhelp will continue to serve as the "last surviving relative" to its historic constituency, victims of Nazi persecution.

Description

Selfhelp is A private, non-sectarian, not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization, Selfhelp was founded in 1936 by a small group of refugees fleeing persecution during the Holocaust. Our history is rich and varied because throughout it, we have continued to respond to anyone in need. Our mission has always been to help older adults live happy, independent lives in their own homes with services that help maintain their health and safety. Today, Selfhelp offers 20,000 aging, frail and "at-risk" New Yorkers a comprehensive network of social service, senior housing and home care services. It is also the oldest and largest provider of Nazi victim services in North America. For almost seven decades, Selfhelp has dedicated itself to being a source of information, service, community, and quality home care for New Yorkers.

Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Adult Education
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Faith-based Leadership
  • Visual Arts
  • Music Arts

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • monthly or bi-weekly classes
  • has basic computer skills, can lead a class w/Jewish content on any topic, likes Older Adults

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