Volunteer Opportunity: Transport Assistant at The New Jewish Home - Manhattan Campus

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ORGANIZATION: The New Jewish Home, Manhattan Division

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of others? The New Jewish Home in Manhattan is seeking dedicated and compassionate volunteers to join our team as Transport Assistants. As a Transport Assistant, you will play a crucial role in ensuring our residents can participate in programs and activities held at our auditorium.

Volunteer Details:

  • Days Needed: Mondays and Wednesdays
  • Time Commitment: Afternoons from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Location: The New Jewish Home - Manhattan Campus


  • Transport residents to and from the auditorium for scheduled programs and activities.
  • Stay in the auditorium during the events to monitor and assist residents as needed.
  • Provide assistance in transporting residents back to their rooms if someone needs to leave early.
  • Ensure the safety and comfort of residents throughout the transportation process.


  • A compassionate and patient demeanor.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to assist residents with mobility challenges.
  • Commitment to the scheduled volunteer hours.

Volunteering as a Transport Assistant not only benefits our residents but also provides you with a rewarding experience as you contribute to the well-being of our community. If you are interested in this opportunity to make a meaningful impact, please contact us at cmberrios@jewishhome.org.

Join us at The New Jewish Home and be a part of a team that truly cares!

1 Shift

  • 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM PST - Spots available: 10+

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About The New Jewish Home, Manhattan Division


120 West 106th Street, New York, NY 10025, US

Mission Statement

MISSION Our mission is to empower older adults to enhance purpose and well-being through a portfolio of innovative health care services. VISION Our vision is a new reality in which ageism is no longer, and society embraces its older adult members. VALUES Extend Welcome, Embrace Diversity, Affirm Dignity, Respect One Another, Embody Compassion, Increase Knowledge, and Pursue Justice


The New Jewish Home is a comprehensive, mission-driven nonprofit health care system serving older New Yorkers since 1848. We’ve been a New York eldercare landmark for over 170 years, and we’re still creating innovative new ways to serve seniors every day as we welcome all elders to #AgeLikeaNewYorker with us.

We are a nonprofit that provides care for the evolving needs of New Yorkers as they age, from the very frailest to those who just need a little extra help in managing chronic conditions at home. Let us help you and your family figure out exactly what kind of care you or your loved ones need.


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120 West 106th StreetNew York, NY 10025



  • Hospitality
  • Interpreter
  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 Hours
  • Must be able to push a wheelchair.

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