ElderWISE of San Francisco, Working in Service to Elders


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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

881 Turk StreetSan Francisco, CA 94115

Lizzy and Richard are a longtime ElderWISE match!

About

Become a volunteer visitor for a lonely elder in San Francisco! Next New Volunteer Trainings occur often! Great Opportunity for Busy Folks Who Still Want to Volunteer!! We will match you to someone in a convenient location!

  • Want to help an isolated elder to feel less alone?
  • Interested in making a difference in an elderly person's quality of life?
  • Interested in visiting with an elder adult community member in their home?

As a volunteer visitor for "ElderWISE" ("Working in Service to Elders"), an outreach program of Episcopal Senior Communities, Senior Resources, you will:

  • Receive free training in interpersonal and listening skills
  • Be matched with an elder to whom you will provide friendly companionship and a compassionate presence
  • Benefit from joining a community of caring volunteers who receive ongoing support

Time Commitment: 6-month minimum, visiting your elder client 2-4 times/month.

Qualifications: a free background check & fingerprinting; availability for our next new volunteer training, coming up soon!

Bilingual volunteers are also encouraged to apply but everyone welcome and much appreciated!

For more information, please contact: Brian Stannard at 415-290-8885 or at bstannard@jtm-esc.org

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 months, visiting 2 to 4 times monthly
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