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Bilingual (English/Spanish) Senior Outreach

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ORGANIZATION: One Community

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Do you enjoy older people? Are you bi-lingual in Spanish and English? You may be who the Sharing Network is looking for. Lead a conversation group for older Spanish speakers who get together weekly by phone. Groups are organized around topics you like to talk about such as food, tv, living in the United States, health, art, music, religion, family. Contact us so we can find the right theme for your group.

Our innovative program uses the phone to create opportunities to socialize for homebound seniors living in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Participants are isolated because of pandemic concerns, mobility limitations or other circumstances. We work with people who lack technological savvy, so we've made sure even people with just a landline can benefit from our program.

Join us in building community by growing the network of older adults in the Sharing Network. We have ongoing groups of interest to Spanish speakers in the community, and we want to make this opportunity better known to potential participants. This volunteer would also be able to do weekly reminder conversations with members who sign up.

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About One Community

Location:

13 Greene Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238, US

Mission Statement

One Community calls for Fort Greene and Clinton Hill residents and institutions to employ the powerful tools at their disposal, individually and as a community, to reduce inequality, dismantle divisions, and share the contributions which each part of the community offers We focus attention on inequality and separation, catalyze a fairer and freer allocation of resources and help remove impediments to change.

Description

Many local organizations do important, effective community work core activities. One Community asks that they explore how to maximize the number of local people in their community programs.One Community asks institutions to make local equal opportunity and the dismantling neighborhood barriers high-level institutional goals. Participating organizations will broadly and creatively examine all their operations to see what they can do as service providers, employers, owners of facilities, leaders and advocates, trainers and educators, etc. to advance local equity and sharing. The leading institutions will confer on an executive organization-wide authority to promote the goals.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Seniors
Community, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • 1 hour/week
  • English and Spanish, moderate fluency

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