6 people are interested
6 people are interested
Money Management volunteers assist homebound older adults in the community with bill paying and check writing.
Each volunteer us matched with a homebound older adult in Essex County to visit once a week in their home. Volunteers assist clients with reading mail, filing papers, and paying bills enabling seniors to live independently in their own homes. Volunteers create a budget and track expenses with the client. This program helps ensure that aging residents do not end up in nursing homes or other long term care facilities prematurely.
Volunteers must submit to a background check. The program commitment is 1 hour once a week and the schedule is flexible. Volunteers are expected to report their hours monthly through the JFSMW Volunteer Tracking system and to complete documentation each time they meet with a client and submit this documentation to the program coordinator. Documentation of the visit includes a written budget, a list any checks written out or expenses paid for the client, and a timesheet signed by the client.
This rewarding opportunity takes place in person, in the older adult's home. Masks are required.
For more information contact Taylor Ruszczyk at TRuszczyk@jfsmetrowest.org or 973-637-1742 or visit www.jfsmetrowest.org/volunteer.
The Money Management program is free and administered on a non-discriminatory basis in Essex County. Money Management is generously funded by Essex County.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Jewish Family Service of MetroWest
256 Columbia Turnpike, Suite 105, Florham Park, NJ 07932, US
The purpose of the JFS of MetroWest is to provide comprehensive social and therapeutic services to the MetroWest Jewish and general community. Our services preserve and enhance family values and functioning, promote healthy personality development, and respond to the stress and distress impacting on people throughout the life-cycle. We are a non-discriminating and fully accredited professional social service agency.
Jewish Family Service provides a full range of services to strengthen and restore families. Services include individual, family, and children's services; elder care services; family life education; adoption services; volunteer services; chronic illness and developmental disabilities programs; domestic violence response; school-based services, Jewish Resource Line; and resettlement and citizenship.
Locations throughout Essex CountyWest Orange, NJ 07052
August 12, 2021
- Financial Literacy
- People Skills
- Relationship Building
- Verbal / Written Communication
- Social Work
- Background Check
- Orientation or Training
- 1 hour per week minimum. The schedule is flexible.
- Volunteers must submit the client's written budget, a list any checks written out or expenses paid for the client, and a timesheet signed by the client monthly.