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Meet your new senior friend: volunteer companions needed!

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Sunnyside Community Services

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Be the friendly voice that lights up a senior's day! In our Senior Chat program at Sunnyside Community Services, we match volunteers with homebound seniors over the phone. Just one phone call per week can make all the difference!

With your phone buddy, you can:

  • Develop a friendship with an older person
  • Hear interesting stories
  • Video chat with Face Time or Zoom
  • Talk about favorite books & movies
  • Play games like chess online
  • Attend virtual workshops together

Please reach out to the program coordinator, Emma Finn, to offer the service of connection today!

Call: 929-335-7911

Email: efinn@scsny.org

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About Sunnyside Community Services

Location:

43 - 31 39th Street, Sunnyside, NY 11104, US

Mission Statement

Sunnyside Community Services' mission is to enrich the lives of Western Queens' residents by providing caring, quality services to meet their social, health, educational, and recreational needs and thereby strengthen our multicultural community.

Description

Sunnyside Community Services is a settlement house serving over 18,000 youth, seniors, homebound persons, new immigrants, and families each year. Our vision is to be a pioneer in the provision of integrated services that address the changing, complex needs of the community.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

New York volunteers needed!New York, NY 11104

(40.74487,-73.91982)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We ask that you volunteer for a minimum of six months. It takes time to build a friendship!
  • All volunteers must be over 18 years old and consent to a background check and reference checks. All volunteers engage in a comprehensive training before being matched with a senior.

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