Social Activity Volunteers- DOROT Westchester

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ORGANIZATION: DOROT, Inc

DOROT's Response Team for Older Adults provides a unique opportunity for volunteers to socialize with older adults in Westchester while engaging in social activities. Social Activities Volunteers and their matches can meet for a one-time session or multiple visits, depending on activity requests and availability. Opportunities are available throughout Westchester County.

Activities include:

  • Walking together in the older adult's neighborhood
  • Organizing paperwork or mail
  • Playing cards or board games
  • Practicing a foreign language
  • Accompanying the older adult to a visit to a museum, concert, or other outing

DOROT is a social services organization dedicated to addressing social isolation and promoting social connections for older adults. DOROT is headquartered Manhattan and opened a Westchester location in 2016. We welcome volunteers ages 18+ and especially those 50+ to volunteer in a wide-ranging set of roles.

To learn more about DOROT Westchester, please visit www.dorotusa.org/westchester or get in touch with the DOROT Westchester office at infowestchester@dorotusa.org or (914) 485-8354.

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About DOROT, Inc

Location:

171 West 85th St, New York, NY 10024, US

Mission Statement

DOROT alleviates social isolation among older adults and provides services to help them live independently as valued members of the community. We serve the Jewish and wider community, bringing the generations together in a mutually beneficial partnership of elders, volunteers and professionals. Our work provides an effective model for others. DOROT is headquartered in Manhattan with an additional site in Westchester County.

Description

see above.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Seniors
Community, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520

(41.20843,-73.89125)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • The volunteer commitment is a minimum of 8 activities in six months.
  • Background check, 2 electronic references, general orientation attendance

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