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Staff Writer for the Amity Program

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The Amity Program

  • 7 people are interested

A leadership position has opened for anyone to volunteer for StaffWriter. To begin, the StaffWriter will write a minimum of 1 blog per month for the Amity Program, commitment may increase over time. The duties of the StaffWriter involve conducting research on various subjects, analyzing and interpreting findings, and breaking down data. It'll be critical to make sure your pieces are truthful, objective, and interesting. If you are interested in applying for this volunteer position please apply through this link: https://form.jotform.com/ 211705090373146.

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About The Amity Program

Location:

322 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021, US

Mission Statement

The Amity Program works to increase intergenerational interaction and improve the quality of life of senior citizens.

Description

The Amity Program facilitates intergenerational interaction, which is beneficial to both senior citizens and student participants. Intergenerational interaction is empowering and essential to older adults and important and valuable to the younger generation. The Amity Program increases communication and interpersonal relationship skills. Overall, an intergenerational discourse increases social cohesion and creates a more open-minded community.

The Amity Program has four branches. The first branch connects students with senior citizens through a pen-pal program. The second branch connects students with senior citizens through a telephone correspondence program. The third branch provides art supplies to senior citizens with a prompt. The fourth branch sends homemade cards to isolated seniors. Our programs increase intergenerational interaction and subsequently reduce senior isolation. The art box program provides an activity suitable for those with dementia and can provide a well-deserved break for their care partner. Our card program adds brightness and some personal connection to a senior's life.

Children & Youth
Media & Broadcasting
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Reading / Writing
  • Research

GOOD FOR

  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • The Staff Writer will write a minimum of 1 blog per month for the Amity Program, commitment may increase over time. The position involves conducting research on various subjects, analyzing and interpreting findings, and breaking down data.

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