Life Enrichment Volunteer

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Jewish Family Service of St. Paul, Inc.

  • 12 people are interested
Our Mission
Inspired by Jewish values, Jewish Family Service assists individuals and families of all backgrounds by helping them build on their strengths to develop the skills and confidence to meet life’s challenges with dignity.

Life Enrichment Volunteers work with seniors, age 55 and older to help them connect with the things that bring them joy! As a volunteer with the Jewish Family Service of St. Paul, you can share your passions and life experiences to support and joy to our clients' lives! Our current needs include individuals who can help clients in these ways:

Support a Senior
Support a senior in our program through providing transportation to their essential events and appointments; making a phone call once or twice each week to offer socialization, a friendly voice, and listening ear, helping with projects in their homes, and offering companionship and an opportunity to venture out into the community. We want to utilize your interests and strengths to help our seniors live their best, most engaged lives. ** Russian and Somali-speaking volunteers are especially needed!**

Here are some of our current opportunities to work with our elder clients:

- Chess Companion
- Walking and Socializing Partner
- Business Mentor
- Spanish Language Conversationalist and Companion
- Library Shadow Volunteer/Companion
- Guitar Player to Entertain Clients
- Computer Tutor
- Driver to Medical Appointments and Shopping

We also have many more opportunities available to do one-time volunteering with clients or in the office! You will gain as much as you contribute!

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About Jewish Family Service of St. Paul, Inc.

Location:

1633 Seventh Street West, St. Paul, MN 55102, US

Mission Statement

Inspired by Jewish values, Jewish Family Service assists individuals and families by helping them build on their strengths to develop the skills and confidence to meet life’s challenges with dignity.

Description

Jewish Family Service of St. Paul offers programs to individuals and families to assist them in obtaining the skills and resources they need to meet life’s challenges with dignity.

Employment services
Counseling services
Aging and Disability Services
Caregivers support and training
Family Life Education Programs
Various support groups
Family consultations
Hospital stay and discharge planning
Kosher Meals on Wheels
Chaplaincy services
Depression screenings for seniors
Financial assistance
Information and referral services

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Clients' Residences -St. Paul and surrounding areaSt. Paul, MN 55102

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Elder care
  • Transportation
  • Home Repair

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-20 hours per month, depending on activity
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate seniors to take action toward a goal.w

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