Recreation Assistant at The New Jewish Home


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


120 West 106th StreetNew York, NY 10025
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The New Jewish Home is seeking volunteers are needed weekdays, weekends, and some evenings to assist our Therapeutic Recreation staff in organizing, promoting and participating in activities with the elders both one to one and in a group settings. Activities include sing- along, concerts, exercise, dance, table games, bingo, discussion group, nail spa, art, knitting.

This opportunity is avaliable

Weekdays: Monday-Fridays from 10:00-5:00pm

Evenings: Monday-Thursday from 6:00-8:30 (only when evening programs are scheduled)

Weekends: Saturday & Sunday from 9:30-5:30 (mornings generally run from 9:30-12:30 and afternoons from 2:00-5:30)

Please apply online at the following link:

Please mention Volunteer Match & Recreation Assistant in your application

If you have any questions - Please contact Jessica at or 212-870-4940


  • Knitting
  • Music Arts
  • People Skills
  • Healthcare
  • Visual Arts
  • Elder care

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • steady commitment, 40 hours+
  • Medical Clearance for TB & MMR, Flu Shot

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