Friendly Visitor at The New Jewish Home


Cause Areas


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


120 West 106th StreetNew York, NY 10025


As a friendly volunteer at The New Jewish Home, Manhattan you could be that person who will listen, that much needed friend by spending time visiting elders, socializing, playing cards, reading to the visually impaired, writing letters, and/or escorting residents to and off the unit locations such as the garden, library, aviary, lobby, etc. We are looking for volunteers who can commit to a steady weekly schedule and a minimum time commitment of 40 hours (can be spaced as little as 1 or 2 hours a week for an on-going basis).

Please apply online at the following link:

Please mention Volunteer Match & Friendly Visitor in your application.

If you have any questions, please contact Jessica Sinovoi (

Volunteers must complete application forms and all requirements prior to volunteering - you will receive requirement forms after completion of the volgistics application.


  • English
  • Healthcare
  • Nursing
  • Bilingual
  • Veteran Care

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 13
  • Orientation or Training
  • weekly steady commitment - at least 40 hours
  • Medical Clearance for MMR & TB, Flu Shot

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