Engagement Volunteer for Older Adults


(40.74931,-73.82132)
 

Cause Areas

When

Mon Jun 25, 2018 - Mon Aug 27, 2018

Where

138-52 Elder Ave.2nd FloorFlushing, NY 11355
Selfhelp Community Services

About

Assist staff in ensuring that participants of Selfhelp’s Virtual Senior Center program ( www.Selfhelp.net/VSC) are active in the program and contacting participants if their participation declines. The volunteer (18+)will also provide virtual classes to participants of the program on a topic of their choosing.

The Volunteer will collaborate with team, make phone calls to participants, interview participants about their experiences and write vignettes about the participant’s life & impact of the program. He/she will also develop & facilitate 2 or 3 classes on a topic of their choosing for adult VSC participants. Additionally, there will be a special project which could include designing database on the impact of the program on participants, developing training materials for the program, and/or another one mutually developed.

Looking for these skills: patience, willingness to learn, good writing/communication & experience with web-based services.

Benefits: Learn about software-as-a-service software development, deployment, and support. Experience the fields of social work, geriatrics, and technological innovations. Work with a dedicated team, focused on the mission of enriching the quality of life for older adults through technology

Skills

  • Adult Education
  • Database Administration
  • People Skills
  • Software Development
  • Customer Service

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • minimum of 8 hours/week through the summer
  • excellent verbal & written skills, likes Older people, very good computer skills

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