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Friendly visitor needed for NYC seniors

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ORGANIZATION: Riseboro Community Partnership

As many seniors are isolated due to COVID-19 Riseboro Community Partnership aims to create a friendship between seniors and their friendly visitor. Finding your own personal friendly senior is our goal. We offer virtual phone calls and in person visits. We encourage activities such as coloring, crossword puzzles, watching movies, or just sitting and talking about day-to-day activities and whatever is on your mind.

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About Riseboro Community Partnership

Location:

1175 Gates Avenue, BROOKLYN, NY 11221, US

Mission Statement

In 2008, RBSCC was awarded the Case Management Program by the New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA). The RBSCC DFTA Case Management Department provides homebound seniors residing in Community Boards # 1, 3, 4 in Brooklyn with comprehensive strength-based intakes and in-home assessments. The Case Management Department also provides our homebound Seniors with our Friendly Visiting Program, which provides companionship to our homebound seniors. All services approved by our department are funded by the New York City Department for the Aging.

Description

The Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizens Council was founded in 1973 as a senior service provider in the Ridgewood and Bushwick communities. At the heart of its mission was a deep commitment to empowering individuals and supporting families through the creation and facilitation of a thriving and healthy environment where growth and prosperity are possible. Since its founding, RBSCC has grown tremendously and its scope of services has extended far beyond that of its early years. Today it provides a vast array of social services to residents of all ages within the Bushwick, Williamsburg, Greenpoint, East New York, Ridgewood, Glendale, and surrounding Brooklyn and Queens communities. Serving thousands each year, the RBSCC has assisted countless community residents since 1973.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Minimum of 6 Months.

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