In need of an Arts and Crafts Instructor

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DORCHESTER SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER INC

  • 4 people are interested

The Dorchester Senior Citizens Center is in need of an arts and crafts instructor to run a class once a week. Currently members are doing a variety of paper crafts and bead stringing but we're open to other types of crafting. Current class runs on Friday afternoons right after our lunch period but alternate scheduling can be discussed. If you are interested, please contact JoAnne Biswakarma at dorchesterseniorsnyc@gmail.com to discuss details. Please reference this posting in your message. Thank you very much.

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About DORCHESTER SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER INC

Location:

1419 DORCHESTER RD, BROOKLYN, NY 11226, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Dorchester Senior Citizens Center is to improve the quality of life for its member by providing social interaction, relevant information about available community services and a hot, nutritious meal every day.

Description

Dorchester Senior Citizens Center is a senior nutrition and health promotion center for adults over 60, funded by the New York City Department for the Aging. Founded in 1973. Dorchester is known as a senior center with one of the most diverse memberships in New York City. Approximately 100 members attend daily to enjoy a delicious lunch prepared on-site in Dorchester's kosher kitchen. Members participate in recreational, educational and health promotion activities such as discussions, aerobics, choral groups, yoga, knitting & crafts, English language classes, trivia, bingo, mahjong, walking club and health workshops on nutrition & other topics. In addition, there are trips, parties and entertainment. Dorchester also provides information and referral assistance on senior benefits and programs. Dorchester's singing groups, "The Singing Swingers" and Chorus, that include both sighted and visually impaired members, perform at assisted living facilities and at other senior centers.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1419 Dorchester RoadBasement LevelBrooklyn, NY 11226

(40.63945,-73.96421)
 

SKILLS

  • Visual Arts
  • Photography
  • Crocheting
  • Knitting

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • from one to one and a half hours, once a week
  • Patience, most of all. We have a wonderful group of seniors who are all at differing levels of ability due to their particular circumstances. Some need more help than others so you have to be prepared to run around the table to lend a hand to help.

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