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Neighbor Network Volunteer - Wellness Caller

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Greenwich House

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 13 people are interested
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The Neighbor Network is a volunteer-based non-profit program aimed at diminishing isolation among NYC seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Volunteers are matched with seniors to have regular calls for friendly conversations, connect older New Yorkers with the resources they need, and build relationships that will bring joy and comfort to seniors and volunteers alike.

In this program, volunteers can reach to potentially isolated neighbors for initial outreach through a phone bank or be matched for regular recurring calls. Phone banking is a 100% flexible commitment. We ask that volunteers commit to at least 3 months if they would like to make regular calls. Calls can occur on any day of the week on your own schedule.

If you are a senior who would like to be a volunteer, come join us too! We also have special opportunities for corporate and community groups. Please reach out for details on one time group volunteer options.

Join the Neighbor Network and be a good neighbor to your fellow seniors! For more information: https://theneighbornetwork.org/

If you have questions contact us at felicia@theneighbornetwork.org.

More opportunities with Greenwich House

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Greenwich House

Location:

27 Barrow Street, New York, NY 10014, US

Mission Statement

Greenwich House helps individuals and families lead more fulfilling lives by offering social and health services, cultural and educational programs, and opportunities for civic involvement to New Yorkers of all ages and backgrounds.

Description

Founded in 1902 as a settlement house to help New York’s increasing immigrant population adjust to life in a new country, today Greenwich House offers programs in social services, arts and education that provide thousands of New Yorkers with personal enrichment and cultural experiences.

Greenwich House programs are a valuable resource to our neighbors and those who work in, visit or seek care in the Village. Whether it is a class at the Music School, Pottery, After-School or Summer Arts Camp, socializing at one of our senior centers, counseling at the Children’s Safety Project or treatment at the Chemical Dependency Program, our professional, well-trained staff ensures that everyone receives the care and service they need to live a more fulfilling life. Each individual at Greenwich House- be they educators, artists, social workers, students, therapists, volunteers or donors-helps to contribute to this unique, caring community of friends and neighbors in New York.

Community
Crisis Support
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Psychology
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible for phone bank, 3 months min for regular calls
  • All that is required by the volunteer is a working phone and access to the internet for training and participation.

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