JFSC (Friendly Visitor – By Telephone)

Organization Name: JFSC
Opportunity Title: Friendly Visitor – By Telephone
Category: Social and Community Service
Commitment: 6 months to 1 year, Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: January 3, 2023
End Date: December 31, 2023

Email: michelled@jfsc.org
Website: https://www.jfsc.org/index.html
Details:
  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

Many seniors in our community experience isolation and loneliness. The COVID-19 pandemic has compounded these experiences. Friendly Visiting is a meaningful way to give back to the community and make a difference in the life of a senior. Our Friendly Visitor Volunteers explore common interests, share experiences, and build connections with their senior pair. You may also learn something new yourself! Please note: Due to COVID-19, our Friendly Visitor Program is now by phone. *Anyone over the age of 18 can apply for this position, and we also have a need for volunteers who are seniors themselves.

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