Put a Smile on a Senior's Face Today!

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ORGANIZATION: Sunnyside Community Services

As a Friendly Visiting volunteer, you will be matched with one senior and visit them at their home every week.

With your phone buddy, you can:

  • Develop a friendship with a senior
  • Hear interesting stories
  • Talk about favorite books & movies
  • Play games together

Please reach out to the Friendly Visiting Program Coordinator Jennie Thomas, to learn more about how you can change a senior's life!

Please note that all volunteers must be over 18 years old and live in New York City, New Jersey or Connecticut.


Jennie Thomas

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Administrative Assistant for Friendly Visiting, Pet Pals, and Senior Chat
718-784-6173, ext. 510 | jthomas@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.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Seniors
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Sunnyside, NY 11104

(40.74487,-73.91982)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 6 month minimum.
  • 2 references

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