Therapeutic Recreation Assistant (Bilingual)

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ORGANIZATION: The New Jewish Home, Manhattan Division

Volunteer Opportunity: Therapeutic Recreation Assistant (Bilingual)

Location: The New Jewish Home - Manhattan Campus

Time: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Are you a fluent Spanish speaker with a passion for reading and making a difference in the lives of others? The New Jewish Home - Manhattan Campus is seeking dedicated and compassionate volunteers to join our team as Therapeutic Recreation Assistants. This unique opportunity allows you to share your love of literature while providing comfort and joy to our residents.


  • Read books aloud to residents in both Spanish and English, fostering a warm and engaging environment.
  • Assist the therapeutic recreation team in organizing and facilitating reading sessions.
  • Build meaningful connections with residents through shared stories and discussions.
  • Help maintain a positive and inclusive atmosphere, ensuring all residents feel valued and heard.


  • Proficient in Spanish and English.
  • Excellent reading and communication skills.
  • Friendly, patient, and empathetic demeanor.
  • Ability to commit to a volunteer schedule from 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

This is a wonderful chance to enrich the lives of our residents while honing your bilingual reading and interpersonal skills. If you are interested in joining our volunteer community and making a positive impact, please contact us at [Contact Information]. Together, we can create a nurturing and vibrant environment for everyone at The New Jewish Home.

1 Shift

  • 10:30 AM to 04:00 PM - Spots available: 5

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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.


Arts & Culture
Arts & Culture, Community, Seniors


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This opportunity has 1 shift


120 West 106th StreetNew York, NY 10025



  • Literacy / Reading
  • Bilingual
  • Spanish
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Storytelling




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-7 Hours

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