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Visiting Neighbors

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Visiting Neighbors is in search of caring and individuals interested in serving as a Board Member. The candidate needs to be someone interested in the well being of older adults and believes in our mission of enabling individuals age 60+ to remain independent and safe in their own homes.

Board Members responsibilities include: attending bi-monthly meetings(currently via Zoom), reviewing agenda and supporting materials prior to the meetings, be a team player, as well as have the ability to follow through with a task independently, have a compassionate personality, have excellent communication skills and participate in the organization's events. The Board of Directors currently has a give or get policy for financial obligations. Visiting Neighbors carries Board and Officers liability insurance.

We are seeking new members with expertise in the following categories: accounting/finance, publicity, social media, information technology, event planning, artistic talent(graphics or photography, corporate and public relations, or knowledge of legal matters). The ideal member will be committed to the organization's policies and programs, support fundraising events, assist in identifying and/or securing resources and be an advocate for Visiting Neighbors in the community at large.

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About Visiting Neighbors


3 Washington Square Village, Suite 1F, New York, NY 10012, US

Mission Statement

Visiting Neighbors enables anyone over the age of 60 to remain a vital part of the New York community.Through programs of "neighbors helping neighbors," volunteers , supported by Visiting Neighbors' professional staff, help older adults alleviate loneliness and isolation, provide mental stimulation and security, and encourage physical independence and quality of life at home.


Visiting Neighbors helps seniors remain independent in their own homes. Visiting Neighbors serves New Yorkers in Gramercy Park, Chelsea, the East and West Village and Forest Hills in Queens.

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We'll work with your schedule.


3 Washington Square VillageSuite 1FNew York, NY 10012



  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Public Relations
  • Public Advocacy
  • Networking
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Orientation or Training
  • Approximately 2 - 3 hours per month
  • Be supportive of staff and organization's activities.

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