Lunch Service Volunteer - JASA Brighton Beach Senior Center

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JASA

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Purpose

Help to ensure seniors are receiving warm, nutritious meals in a timely, orderly manner by assisting with set-up, serving and clean-up for weekday lunches.

Responsibilities

  • Set tables before lunch
  • Prepare & serve plates of food to seniors
  • Clean up tables
  • Communicate effectively and courteously with JASA seniors and staff

Skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Friendly personality
  • Ability to stand on feet for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift up to 5 pounds and push a cart

Other

  • Interest in nutrition
  • Knowledge of Russian is helpful, but not required
  • Minimum commitment of one day a week
  • Ongoing opportunity
  • Maintain professional behavior at all times and adhere to JASA’s volunteer policies

About JASA

Founded in 1968, JASA's mission is to sustain and enrich the lives of the aging in the New York metropolitan area so that they can remain in the community with dignity and autonomy. JASA is one of New York's largest and most trusted agencies serving older adults in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.

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About JASA

Location:

247 W. 37th Street, 9th Floor, New York City, NY 10018, US

Mission Statement

JASA's mission is to sustain and enrich the lives of the aging in the New York metropolitan area so that they can remain in the community with dignity and autonomy. Founded in 1968, JASA is one of New York’s largest and most-trusted agencies serving tens of thousands of older adults in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.

Description

Day in and day out, JASA provides life sustaining programs for seniors and peace of mind for their families and friends, through:
* Adult Protective Services + Community Guardian
* Advocacy Training
* Affordable Housing
* Caregiver Support
* Case Management + Counseling
* Cultural + Educational Programs
* Elder Abuse Prevention
* Information + Referral Resources
* JASACare Home Care Services
* Legal Assistance
* Mental Health Services
* Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities (NORCs)
* Nutritious Home Delivered Meals
* Senior Centers
* Volunteer Activities

Without the help of our volunteers, over 1,000 strong, JASA simply would not be able to offer the wide range of high-quality services we provide to New York’s seniors. Whatever your interests and talents may be, we have a volunteer opportunity for you. Our volunteers come from diverse backgrounds and experiences, and all have one thing in common - they love to volunteer!

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

60 West End AveBrooklyn, NY 11235

(40.58049,-73.95394)
 

SKILLS

  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Nutrition
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Weekdays from 11:30am-1:30pm

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