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Monday, May 23, 2016

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Volunteer Opportunities

Learn About Our Volunteer Opportunities

MONTHLY CALENDAR OF RESIDENT ACTIVITIES: 2nd Floor | 3rd Floor | 4th & 5th Floor

Support The Home and enrich the lives of our residents through serving as a volunteer. Take a look at the many ways to get involved and then download and fill out our volunteer Information Form (PDF) or VolunTEEN Information Form (PDF).

Activity Assistant
Help run an activity session for our residents such as art, exercise, games and reading. (Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.)

Adopt a Grandparent 
Parents and their children befriend a senior and do activities such as reading, art, storytelling or crafts. Magic moments are created in this one-on-one quality time. (Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends)

Art Therapy
Work with our residents during art classes as they create masterpieces. Our art classes include painting, drawing and ceramics. (Mondays at 3:00 p.m.)

Bingo is one of our most popular activities. Join in the fun and become a bingo caller or assist residents with their Bingo cards. (Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.)

Challah Baking
Help our residents braid the traditional Jewish bread. Enjoy the delicious aromas and friendly conversation. (Fridays at 2:30 p.m.)

Computer Advisors 
Assist residents with receiving and answering their email messages. Volunteers also help with video chatting. (Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends)

Cookie Baking
Cooking baking is a special time at The Home. You get to bake, socialize and enjoy the scrumptious cookies along with delicious conversations had by all. (Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.)

Friendly Visitor
Become a friend to an elderly resident. Spend time visiting, reading, playing games, writing emails or taking strolls together in our garden. (Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends)

Play checkers, chess, Scrabble, and other board games with residents, as well as other games such as bridge, gin rummy or mah jongg. (Flexible Hours)

Gift Shop
Volunteer in our Jean A. Cohen Gift Shop. Assist residents, family members and staff with their purchases in this fun and friendly environment. (Monday-Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)

Clean, file and polish residents’ nails while making friendly conversations. (Monday afternoons, Wednesday mornings)

Monthly Birthday Party
Socialize and serve refreshments, including birthday cake. Families are welcome. (Last Tuesday of the month at 3:00 p.m.)

Music & Cocktails
Enjoy festive entertainment with residents, socialize and serve refreshments. Families are welcome. (Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:00 p.m.)

Outings Escort
Escort residents on shopping trips, luncheons and visits around town. Transportation is provided by The Home. (Schedules vary)

Playgroup With a Purpose
Interested in taking your baby to meet new friends, both old and young? This group entertains children, volunteers and residents alike--a fun time for all! (Twice a month, rotates between Fridays and Sundays at 11:00 a.m.) Click here for further details.

Recreational Activities 
Assist with or run recreational activities for our residents, including programs in music, dance, exercise, sports, games, entertainment, discussion groups, or crafts. (Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends)

Shabbat Service
Help our residents celebrate the Sabbath by escorting them to services or assisting during the service and during Oneg. (Fridays at 4:00 p.m., Saturday at 9:30 a.m. in the Zaban Tower Chapel)

A Taste of Shabbat
Help lead an interactive Sabbath experience through songs and prayers. The program includes an Oneg and sing-a-long. (Every other Saturday afternoon, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

Partake in this fabulous volunteer program--a favorite of our residents--by presenting stimulating programs on film, celebrities and events while encouraging residents to talk about their memories. (Third Tuesday of the month, 11:00 a.m.)

Special Projects, Cultural Arts or Create Your Own
Do you have a special talent or creative skill you would like to share with our residents? We're always seeking singers, dancers, musicians, storytellers as well as a variety of other performers or speakers to entertain our residents. Or perhaps you want to share your pictures from your recent travels. (Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends)

Tea Time
Join this lively volunteer activity by helping to serve coffee, tea and snacks to residents. (Wednesdays, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

Yiddish (or Other Foreign Language) Speakers
Do you speak a bissel of Yiddish? A bit of Russian or Hebrew? Come kibbitz with our residents who’d enjoy a conversation in their native (or secondary) tongue. (Flexible hours.)

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