Volunteer with Older Adults in North Hollywood

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Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles

  • 5 people are interested

Provide information about and referrals to community resources to Russian-speaking older adults who come in or call into the JFS { Valley Storefront Senior Center. Work directly with seniors to read mail and forms, provide translation services via the phone, and other essential tasks to older adults with limited English skills.

Volunteers must speak proficient or fluent Russian. Volunteers will be trained and provided ample support and supervision for their work. This is a critically-needed role and any help will be greatly appreciated.

Join our friendly team of social workers striving to support Los Angeles' vulnerable seniors. This is an incredibly meaningful, hands-on opportunity to make a difference in the life of an older person.

Flexible volunteer schedule. Volunteers will ideally be able to commit at least 2 hours of volunteer work each week. Volunteers can set their own schedule (Monday - Friday).

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About Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles

Location:

3580 Wilshire Blvd #700, Los Angeles, CA 90010, US

Mission Statement

Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles is a multi-service Agency whose goals are to strengthen and preserve individual, family and community life by providing a wide range of needed human services to people in the community at every stage of the life cycle, especially those who are poor and disadvantaged.

Description

Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles is an extended family of compassionate social services that enriches the community and improves the lives of countless men, women and children of all religions, ethnicities and ages. For over 160 years, JFS has counseled families, fed the hungry, sheltered the homeless and protected the vulnerable. As Los Angeles’ oldest and most dynamic charitable organization, JFS is a trusted source of care and support, meeting the diverse and changing needs of a diverse and changing city.


WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

12821 Victory BoulevardNorth Hollywood, CA 91606

(34.18688,-118.41241)
 

SKILLS

  • Case Work / Management
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Russian
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Flexible time commitment. 2 hour volunteer shift, Monday - Friday from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.
  • Must speak Russian; must enjoy working with people.

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