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Make friendly phone calls to seniors

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: The Health Trust

Friends from Meals on Wheels is a friendly caller program aimed at decreasing social isolation and loneliness in homebound seniors. It targets low-income seniors who are 75 years of age or older, live alone, and/or are people of color. Our volunteers provide weekly phone calls to one or more assigned clients. Calls follow suggested guidelines and can also include providing clients with needed resources. This is a rewarding opportunity to build relationships with our senior community members who need a friend.

Friends from Meals on Wheels Friendly Caller- Call homebound older adults receiving Meals on Wheels. Requirements: 18+, online application, onboarding forms, orientation, and training. Commitment: 1 hour/week for a minimum of 6 months and quarterly meetings with program staff.

Questions, contact the Community Partnerships Team at volunteers@healthtrust.org or 408-961-9862

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Homeless & Housing
Hunger
Health & Medicine, Homeless & Housing, Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3180 Newberry DriveSan Jose, CA 95118

(37.27321,-121.88019)
 

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