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ORGANIZATION: DOROT, Inc

More than 1500 volunteers and seniors have been paired to date for Caring Calls, bringing warmth, conversation and social connection to DOROT's older adult community.

Matches participate in phone visits once a week over an eight-week period and last about 15-30 minutes each. DOROT provides information about good discussion topics and developing a friendship over the phone. This is a significant and meaningful opportunity for intergenerational connection and friendship.

Volunteers must be age 18+.

To learn more about this program, please visit: https://dorotusa.org/our-programs/remote-programs/caring-calls

To register for an information and orientation session, please click here https://dorotusa.jotform.com/202306101392137

For more information, please send an email to volunteers@dorotusa.org.

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About DOROT, Inc

Location:

171 West 85th St, New York, NY 10024, US

Mission Statement

DOROT alleviates social isolation among older adults and provides services to help them live independently as valued members of the community. We serve the Jewish and wider community, bringing the generations together in a mutually beneficial partnership of elders, volunteers and professionals. Our work provides an effective model for others. DOROT is headquartered in Manhattan with an additional site in Westchester County.

Description

see above.

CAUSE AREAS

Seniors
Seniors

WHEN

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WHERE

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SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 15-30 minutes per week for 8 weeks.
  • All volunteers must attend a Caring Calls Orientation and will be asked for two electronic references.

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