Current Events Discussion Leader - Penn South NORC


(40.74866,-73.99923)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

290 9th AveNew York, NY 10001


About

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

Responsibilities

  • 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


Skills

  • 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


Other

  • 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.

Skills

  • 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
Engage your employees, consumers, or students! VolunteerMatch provides the tools that make community involvement easy.