Current Events Discussion Leader - Penn South NORC


Cause Areas


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


290 9th AveNew York, NY 10001


Facilitate a weekly current events & ethics discussion class for a group of 5-10 seniors.


  • Facilitate discussion around any topics that are occurring in the present news
  • Be knowledgeable about local, national and international news every week
  • Welcome new perspectives to the discussion, and be prepared for the class
  • Communicate effectively and courteously with JASA seniors and staff


  • Experience teaching or leading groups
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience working with seniors is helpful but not required


  • Minimum commitment of once a week, during weekday business hours. Class is scheduled on Thursdays from 11:30-12:30. Scheduling is flexible.
  • Ongoing opportunity for a few months
  • Maintain professional behavior at all times and adhere to JASA’s volunteer policies

About JASA
Founded in 1968, JASA's mission is to sustain and enrich the lives of the aging in the New York metropolitan area so that they can remain in the community with dignity and autonomy. JASA is one of New York's largest and most trusted agencies serving older adults in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Long Island.


  • Adult Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Group Facilitation

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • once a week, weekday business hours
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