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Ongoing Opportunities

ONGOING OPPORTUNITIES

CRAFT FOR A CAUSE: KNITTING
Community members are welcome to help knit and crochet 8 inch squares. Every square will be used to make lap blankets for individuals starting chemotherapy treatment at St. Francis Hospital. Instruction is available. Donations of yarn and knitting/crocheting supplies are always accepted.
Tuesdays, 7-9pm
Wednesdays, 12-2pm

CRAFT FOR A CAUSE: SEWING
Sew whimsical pillowcases for children who are hospitalized to give them an emotional boost. Instruction is available. An Andrea and Robert Fortunoff Art for Community Project.
Tuesdays, 7-9pm


VOLUNTEER DRIVING PROGRAM
Assists seniors who are unable to drive by providing them with a ride to and from SJJCC.

FRIENDLY VISITING PROGRAM
Connects isolated seniors and volunteers to form mutually rewarding relationships. Weekly visits often include a cup of coffee, a game of cards, talk about daily news, exchange of stories, and more.

CARING CALLS
Call a homebound senior and brighten their day with friendly conversation.

VIRTUAL SENIOR CENTER
Help decrease social isolation for seniors in the community by facilitating a class using Google chat technology. Classes can be led from the JCC or your home/office.

COMMUNITY THEATRE
Love the theatre but prefer to work behind the scenes? Volunteer positions are available for adults and teens.

SPECIAL NEEDS
Volunteer to work with children, teens and adults in our after-school programs or as a job coach in the JCC’s Vocational Training and Employment Center (VTEC).

CAREER SERVICES
Lead workshops on topics such as resume writing, career development and skill-building.

Interested in taking part in our volunteer opportunities? Fill out our application!

Linda Samet

Supervisor of Volunteer Services

(516) 484-1545 x149

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