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Cause - Senior Services

"Caring for our seniors is perhaps the greatest responsibility we have. Those who walked before us have given so much and made possible the life we all enjoy." -John Hoeven

 

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Bridging Generations to Help Seniors

One Change at a Time is looking for volunteers for its “Bridging Generations” program, which aims to promote intergenerational relationships by bringing together the elderly and youth through therapeutic recreation, education, and social activities. “Bridging Generations” takes place at nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and community centers and helps to improve the health and social wellness of seniors, while developing skills, establishing values, and providing a sense of empowerment. These interactions help all generations by providing mentorship opportunities, stimulating the mind through educational activities, and improving health by being actively involved.

New Rochelle, NY

10/6/19 2:30 PM + more

Musical Entertainment

We are looking for individuals or group to perform at Garito Manor. It could be musical, dance, comedy or theater. #VolunteerNewRochelle

New Rochelle, NY

Through 4/30/20

Friendly Visiting

Friendly visiting is an opportunity to visit a socially isolated senior in their home and bring a smile to their heart. This is a once-per-week or once-every-other-week experience and the visits can be from 30-60 minutes. DOROT asks for volunteers to commit to a year if possible.

White Plains, NY

Through 6/15/20

Driver for Older Adults - Port Chester

RideConnect is seeking volunteers who are able to provide rides to older adults throughout Westchester. These rides will enable older adults to access medical appointments and shopping so that they can remain active in their communities. Please consider giving the gift of mobility and independence! Volunteer Driver Qualifications: Commitment is only one hour per month, or as much or little as you would like! Enjoy helping older adults Patience Flexibility Valid Driver's License Please note that this is part of a regional program. Volunteers are needed throughout the County.

Mount Kisco, NY

Through 10/1/22

Deliver Meals to Homes in Rockland

 Homebound Meal Deliveries One hour, Once a week, deliver meals to Rockland's homebound residents. Deliveries are made with your own vehicle any Monday-Friday, approximately 10AM to 12PM. You can also volunteer on a less frequent basis; you can become a sub driver, holidays or snow driver. Individuals or families welcome! Children are encouraged to accompany adults. 

Nanuet, NY

Through 8/30/20

Clerical Assistant

Duties may include answering telephones, filing, data entry, light typing, labeling or running errands.

Bronxville, NY

Through 7/21/20

Gift Shop Assistant

The gift shop is looking for friendly, pleasant volunteers to help put away stock, check and price new merchandise and greet customers

Bronxville, NY

Through 7/21/20

Medical Appointment Driver - Yonkers

Make a world of difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. Volunteer drivers provide older adults in their communities with a service that allows them to live independent, healthy, and satisfying lives. WestFair Rides is a collaborative not-for-profit organization managing rider choices in Westchester County for older adults and adults with vision disabilities. Volunteer drivers must: Have a desire to help someone in the community Have a valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old Own a dependable vehicle Volunteers can set their own hours and provide as few or as many trips as they'd like; one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! Bilingual volunteers, especially those who can speak Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Yonkers, NY

Through 12/31/21

Caring Cards and Crafts for Seniors

Many of us look forward to celebrating Holidays with the ones we love, but for others, it can be very lonesome. Holidays of any kind can lead to extra heartache for those who may have lost somebody close to them. You can partner with Meals on Wheels to make cards for seniors to help brighten their day. Caring Cards & Crafts is a great project for students, teachers, youth groups and families. The cards & crafts are simple, handmade cutouts, but the thought and meaning behind each one is so much greater. The cards are filled with love, good wishes and even poetry. #remotevolunteer

Nanuet, NY

Through 12/31/19

Miles of Smiles Volunteers

Help brighten a smile for a senior, literally. Create Miles of Smiles bags. How it works: Fill a bag with all the products a senior needs for a healthy smile. Inside the Quart size Ziploc bag be sure to include: -Soft tooth brush -Toothpaste -Floss -Mouth wash -A Miles of Smiles Flyer (We provide this) Miles of Smiles Instructions

Nanuet, NY

Through 12/31/19

Gramatan Village Volunteer Driver

Gramatan Village is seeking volunteers to drive members to and from appointments in lower Westchester area, including Bronxville, Scarsdale, Tuckahoe, Eastchester, White Plains, and Mount Vernon. Gramatan Village is a non-profit organization that supports adults ages 55 and up who want to age in the home and neighborhood that they love. We support empowerd aging-in-community with a network of volunteers, experts, professional referrals, and peer connections that enable members to stay independent, vital, and engaged as they grow older.

Bronxville, NY

Through 10/29/20

Gramatan Village Volunteer

Gramatan Village is seeking volunteers to meet with members on an individual basis, attend social and cultural events, and spend time socializing with members. Gramatan Village is a non-profit organization that supports adults ages 55 and up who want to age in the home and neighborhood that they love. We support empowered aging-in-community with a network of volunteers, experts, professional referrals, and peer connections that enable members to stay independent, vital, and engaged as they grow older. 

Bronxville, NY

Through 10/29/20

Volunteer Mealtime Assistants

VOLUNTEERS WANTED TO ASSIST RESIDENTS TO EAT Need volunteers 18+ to assist with feeding of residents during mealtimes. Great value to both volunteer and resident in regards to social interactions and relationship building. Training and supervision available. View Application

Mamaroneck, NY

Through 11/30/19

Indoor Gardener

A volunteer is needed to develop and assist with the indoor gardening program at the Hugh Doyle Senior Center. Green thumbs are welcome!

New Rochelle, NY

Through 12/31/20

Medical Appointment Driver - North Castle

Make a world of difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. Volunteer drivers provide older adults in their communities with a service that allows them to live independent, healthy, and satisfying lives. WestFair Rides is a collaborative not-for-profit organization managing rider choices in Westchester County for older adults and adults with vision disabilities. Volunteer drivers must: Have a desire to help someone in the community Have a valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old Own a dependable vehicle Volunteers can set their own hours and provide as few or as many trips as they'd like; one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! Bilingual volunteers, especially those who can speak Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Armonk, NY

Through 12/31/21

Medical Appointment Driver - Hartsdale

Make a world of difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. Volunteer drivers provide older adults in their communities with a service that allows them to live independent, healthy, and satisfying lives. WestFair Rides is a collaborative not-for-profit organization managing rider choices in Westchester County for older adults and adults with vision disabilities. Volunteer drivers must: Have a desire to help someone in the community Have a valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old Own a dependable vehicle Volunteers can set their own hours and provide as few or as many trips as they'd like; one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! Bilingual volunteers, especially those who can speak Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Hartsdale, NY

Through 12/31/21

Medical Appointment Driver - Pelham

Make a world of difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. Volunteer drivers provide older adults in their communities with a service that allows them to live independent, healthy, and satisfying lives. WestFair Rides is a collaborative not-for-profit organization managing rider choices in Westchester County for older adults and adults with vision disabilities. Volunteer drivers must: Have a desire to help someone in the community Have a valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old Own a dependable vehicle Volunteers can set their own hours and provide as few or as many trips as they'd like; one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! Bilingual volunteers, especially those who can speak Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pelham, NY

Through 12/31/21

Medical Appointment Driver - Port Chester

Make a world of difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. Volunteer drivers provide older adults in their communities with a service that allows them to live independent, healthy, and satisfying lives. WestFair Rides is a collaborative not-for-profit organization managing rider choices in Westchester County for older adults and adults with vision disabilities. Volunteer drivers must: Have a desire to help someone in the community Have a valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old Own a dependable vehicle Volunteers can set their own hours and provide as few or as many trips as they'd like; one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! Bilingual volunteers, especially those who can speak Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Port Chester, NY

Through 12/31/21

Medical Appointment Driver - Scarsdale

Make a world of difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. Volunteer drivers provide older adults in their communities with a service that allows them to live independent, healthy, and satisfying lives. WestFair Rides is a collaborative not-for-profit organization managing rider choices in Westchester County for older adults and adults with vision disabilities. Volunteer drivers must: Have a desire to help someone in the community Have a valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old Own a dependable vehicle Volunteers can set their own hours and provide as few or as many trips as they'd like; one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! Bilingual volunteers, especially those who can speak Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Scarsdale, NY

Through 12/31/21

Medical Appointment Driver - White Plains

Make a world of difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. Volunteer drivers provide older adults in their communities with a service that allows them to live independent, healthy, and satisfying lives. WestFair Rides is a collaborative not-for-profit organization managing rider choices in Westchester County for older adults and adults with vision disabilities. Volunteer drivers must: Have a desire to help someone in the community Have a valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old Own a dependable vehicle Volunteers can set their own hours and provide as few or as many trips as they'd like; one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! Bilingual volunteers, especially those who can speak Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply.

White Plains, NY

Through 12/31/21

Medical Appointment Driver - Bedford

Make a world of difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. Volunteer drivers provide older adults in their communities with a service that allows them to live independent, healthy, and satisfying lives. WestFair Rides is a collaborative not-for-profit organization managing rider choices in Westchester County for older adults and adults with vision disabilities. Volunteer drivers must: Have a desire to help someone in the community Have a valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old Own a dependable vehicle Volunteers can set their own hours and provide as few or as many trips as they'd like; one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! Bilingual volunteers, especially those who can speak Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Bedford, NY

Through 12/31/21

Medical Appointment Driver - Rye Brook

Make a world of difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. Volunteer drivers provide older adults in their communities with a service that allows them to live independent, healthy, and satisfying lives. WestFair Rides is a collaborative not-for-profit organization managing rider choices in Westchester County for older adults and adults with vision disabilities. Volunteer drivers must: Have a desire to help someone in the community Have a valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old Own a dependable vehicle Volunteers can set their own hours and provide as few or as many trips as they'd like; one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! Bilingual volunteers, especially those who can speak Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Rye Brook, NY

Through 12/31/21

Medical Appointment Driver - North Salem

Make a world of difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. Volunteer drivers provide older adults in their communities with a service that allows them to live independent, healthy, and satisfying lives. WestFair Rides is a collaborative not-for-profit organization managing rider choices in Westchester County for older adults and adults with vision disabilities. Volunteer drivers must: Have a desire to help someone in the community Have a valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old Own a dependable vehicle Volunteers can set their own hours and provide as few or as many trips as they'd like; one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! Bilingual volunteers, especially those who can speak Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply.

North Salem, NY

Through 12/31/21

Medical Appointment Driver - Somers

Make a world of difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. Volunteer drivers provide older adults in their communities with a service that allows them to live independent, healthy, and satisfying lives. WestFair Rides is a collaborative not-for-profit organization managing rider choices in Westchester County for older adults and adults with vision disabilities. Volunteer drivers must: Have a desire to help someone in the community Have a valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old Own a dependable vehicle Volunteers can set their own hours and provide as few or as many trips as they'd like; one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! Bilingual volunteers, especially those who can speak Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Somers, NY

Through 12/31/21

Volunteer Recreation Leader

Seeking a volunteer to develop and lead recreational activities for residents. Previous experience is required.

New Rochelle, NY

Through 2/27/20

Bingo Caller

Seniors come daily to the Armory for a variety of services, including: a nutrition program, recreation activities, and referrals to needed services. We're seeking a Bingo Caller, who is energetic and has strong communication skills.

Mount Vernon, NY

Through 3/26/20

Nutrition Program Assistant

Seniors come daily to the Armory for a variety of services, including: a nutrition program, recreation activities, and referrals to needed services. We're seeking a volunteer to assist prepare nutritious, well-balanced meals for our seniors.

Mount Vernon, NY

Through 3/26/20

Crafts Volunteer

Seniors come daily to the Armory for a variety of services, including: a nutrition program, recreation activities, and referrals to needed services. We're seeking a creative individual to help with craft activities. Materials will be supplied by the agency.

Mount Vernon, NY

Through 3/26/20

Receptionist

Volunteer receptionists will greet visitors as well as answer phones and take messages. Strong customer service skills required!

New Rochelle, NY

Through 12/31/20

Hospitality Volunteer

Seniors come daily to the Armory for a variety of services, including: a nutrition program, recreation activities, and referrals to needed services. We're seeking a Hospitality Volunteer to provide information to visitors and make them feel welcome.

Mount Vernon, NY

Through 3/26/20

Program Assistant

Seniors come daily to the Armory for a variety of services, including a nutrition program and referrals to needed services. We're seeking a Program Assistant to support staff with recreational activities for our seniors.

Mount Vernon, NY

Through 3/26/20

Volunteer Drivers

Volunteer drivers take At Home on the Sound members on errands, to medical appointments, and grocery shopping. Driving assignments take place during weekdays only. Drivers must be at least 25 years old.

Mamaroneck, NY

Through 5/29/20

Drivers to Deliver Meals

Help bring healthy meals and a smile to seniors in the community! Meals On Wheels volunteers meet at Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital at 11 a.m. any day of the week to pick up pre-packed boxes of meals and receive the addresses of seniors where they'll deliver the meals. Meal delivery takes approximately two hours. Volunteer drivers must have valid driver's license and insurance card when filling out their applications. #VolunteerNewRochelle

New Rochelle, NY

Through 5/29/20

Clerical Volunteers

Wartburg Adult Care Community is a nursing home that provides programs and services to seniors. Its office is seeking volunteers to assist with basic clerical tasks, including filing, data entry, and answering phones in various departments.

Mount Vernon, NY

Through 5/29/20

Silver Spoon Assistant

Wartburg Adult Care Community is an assisted living facility and nursing home that provides programs and services to seniors. Volunteers are needed to help residents open containers, cut meat, or simply enjoy some conversation during mealtimes.

Mount Vernon, NY

Through 5/29/20

Worship on Wheels (WOW) Volunteers

Wartburg Adult Care Community is an assisted living facility and nursing home that provides programs and services to seniors. It has a Lutheran chapel on its campus that offers services each Sunday; volunteers are needed to help wheelchair-bound residents who would like to attend Sunday services but require a little help being pushed to the chapel. Interested volunteers should arrive at 9:45 a.m. for 10:15 a.m. service and return to the nursing home around 11:15 a.m.

Mount Vernon, NY

Through 5/29/20

Volunteer Teaching Artist

Wartburg Adult Care Community is looking for teaching artists to assist with art, ceramics, and clay programs with the residents in its nursing facility, rehabiltation, assisted living, and adult day programs. Help creative residents pursue their artistic dreams!

Mount Vernon, NY

Through 5/29/20

Gift Shop Attendants

Wartburg Adult Care Community is an assisted living facility and nursing home that provides programs and services to seniors. It's currently seeking volunteers to help staff the gift shop in its nursing home; this gift shop, which offers candy and gifts, is a popular social spot for its residents. Gift shop shifts run from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and 2-4 p.m.

Mount Vernon, NY

Through 5/29/20

Westchester Seniors Out Speaking (WSOS) - Central Westchester

The Westchester Library System is seeking volunteers to serve as presenters and counselors for its Westchester Seniors Out Speaking (WSOS) program. WSOS volunteers deliver free services to help adults aged 60 and up to achieve a better understanding of Medicare health plans, prescription drug coverage, and other benefits available to seniors—saving them time and money. This program serves over 12,000 senior citizens annually; volunteers of all ages and backgrounds are welcome. WSOS volunteers meet monthly to participate in training from subject specialists, which includes the Medicare Rights Center. Volunteers must be comfortable using computers, have excellent interpersonal skills, and able to provide six to 12 hours per month of consistent service. WSOS volunteers engage in one or more of the following programs: Medicare Minute: volunteers offer brief, engaging, actionable information on specific aspects of Medicare. Volunteers present this information on a monthly basis to older adults at various sites throughout Westchester County. Following the presentation, volunteers remain to privately answer personal questions and concerns. A volunteer Medicare Minute Presenter is assigned a community center and is responsible for each month’s Medicare Minute. A script, teaching materials, and handouts are provided by WSOS through an agreement with the Medicare Rights Center. Additionally, brief information on other services of interest to seniors is offered. Senior Benefit Information Centers (SBIC): volunteers have the opportunity to become a Senior Benefits Counselor at one of the many centers operating in public libraries. As an SBIC counselor, volunteers provide seniors with information about their healthcare insurance choices and various federal and state financial assistance programs, as well as provide help with related Medicare issues. SBICs are a walk-in service that also is supported by an email and telephone hotline. The walk-in sites include New Rochelle, Peekskill, Port Chester, Shrub Oak, Tarrytown, and Yonkers. Experienced volunteers are also invited to support the delivery of presentations and workshops on related healthcare issues such as Medicare/Medicaid dual eligibility and healthcare proxies. These presentations are offered at any venue that wants to present this important information to seniors in their community. ​#seniorsoutspeaking

White Plains, NY

Through 5/29/20

Westchester Seniors Out Speaking (WSOS) - Southern Westchester

The Westchester Library System is seeking volunteers to serve as presenters and counselors for its Westchester Seniors Out Speaking (WSOS) program. WSOS volunteers deliver free services to help adults aged 60 and up to achieve a better understanding of Medicare health plans, prescription drug coverage, and other benefits available to seniors—saving them time and money. This program serves over 12,000 senior citizens annually; volunteers of all ages and backgrounds are welcome. WSOS volunteers meet monthly to participate in training from subject specialists, which includes the Medicare Rights Center. Volunteers must be comfortable using computers, have excellent interpersonal skills, and able to provide six to 12 hours per month of consistent service. WSOS volunteers engage in one or more of the following programs: Medicare Minute: volunteers offer brief, engaging, actionable information on specific aspects of Medicare. Volunteers present this information on a monthly basis to older adults at various sites throughout Westchester County. Following the presentation, volunteers remain to privately answer personal questions and concerns. A volunteer Medicare Minute Presenter is assigned a community center and is responsible for each month’s Medicare Minute. A script, teaching materials, and handouts are provided by WSOS through an agreement with the Medicare Rights Center. Additionally, brief information on other services of interest to seniors is offered. Senior Benefit Information Centers (SBIC): volunteers have the opportunity to become a Senior Benefits Counselor at one of the many centers operating in public libraries. As an SBIC counselor, volunteers provide seniors with information about their healthcare insurance choices and various federal and state financial assistance programs, as well as provide help with related Medicare issues. SBICs are a walk-in service that also is supported by an email and telephone hotline. The walk-in sites include New Rochelle, Peekskill, Port Chester, Shrub Oak, Tarrytown, and Yonkers. Experienced volunteers are also invited to support the delivery of presentations and workshops on related healthcare issues such as Medicare/Medicaid dual eligibility and healthcare proxies. These presentations are offered at any venue that wants to present this important information to seniors in their community. ​#seniorsoutspeaking

Yonkers, NY

Through 5/29/20

Meal Delivery Volunteers

Help feed seniors in need! Meal Delivery Volunteers will drive from the pickup area (Van Tassell House) and deliver meals to seniors in the Somers area.

Lincolndale, NY

Through 5/29/20

Friendly Visitors

Wartburg Adult Care Community is an assisted living facility and nursing home that provides programs and services to seniors. It's seeking friendly visitors to spend time chatting or doing an activity with residents in order to enhance their social and emotional wellbeing.

Mount Vernon, NY

Through 5/29/20

Medical Appointment Driver - Pound Ridge

Make a world of difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. Volunteer drivers provide older adults in their communities with a service that allows them to live independent, healthy, and satisfying lives. WestFair Rides is a collaborative not-for-profit organization managing rider choices in Westchester County for older adults and adults with vision disabilities. Volunteer drivers must: Have a desire to help someone in the community Have a valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old Own a dependable vehicle Volunteers can set their own hours and provide as few or as many trips as they'd like; one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! Bilingual volunteers, especially those who can speak Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pound Ridge, NY

Through 12/31/21

Westchester Seniors Out Speaking (WSOS) - Northern Westchester

The Westchester Library System is seeking volunteers to serve as presenters and counselors for its Westchester Seniors Out Speaking (WSOS) program. WSOS volunteers deliver free services to help adults aged 60 and up to achieve a better understanding of Medicare health plans, prescription drug coverage, and other benefits available to seniors—saving them time and money. This program serves over 12,000 senior citizens annually; volunteers of all ages and backgrounds are welcome. WSOS volunteers meet monthly to participate in training from subject specialists, which includes the Medicare Rights Center. Volunteers must be comfortable using computers, have excellent interpersonal skills, and able to provide six to 12 hours per month of consistent service. WSOS volunteers engage in one or more of the following programs: Medicare Minute: volunteers offer brief, engaging, actionable information on specific aspects of Medicare. Volunteers present this information on a monthly basis to older adults at various sites throughout Westchester County. Following the presentation, volunteers remain to privately answer personal questions and concerns. A volunteer Medicare Minute Presenter is assigned a community center and is responsible for each month’s Medicare Minute. A script, teaching materials, and handouts are provided by WSOS through an agreement with the Medicare Rights Center. Additionally, brief information on other services of interest to seniors is offered. Senior Benefit Information Centers (SBIC): volunteers have the opportunity to become a Senior Benefits Counselor at one of the many centers operating in public libraries. As an SBIC counselor, volunteers provide seniors with information about their healthcare insurance choices and various federal and state financial assistance programs, as well as provide help with related Medicare issues. SBICs are a walk-in service that also is supported by an email and telephone hotline. The walk-in sites include New Rochelle, Peekskill, Port Chester, Shrub Oak, Tarrytown, and Yonkers. Experienced volunteers are also invited to support the delivery of presentations and workshops on related healthcare issues such as Medicare/Medicaid dual eligibility and healthcare proxies. These presentations are offered at any venue that wants to present this important information to seniors in their community. ​#seniorsoutspeaking

Katonah, NY

Through 5/29/20

Chair Exercise/Yoga Volunteer

We are looking for a volunteer who can come in and lead a chair exercise or chair yoga/meditation class. #VolunteerNewRochelle

New Rochelle, NY

Through 6/4/20

Musicians

Musicians who will come in and play piano (there are two at the facility) or bring in other instruments to play. #VolunteerNewRochelle

New Rochelle, NY

Through 6/4/20

Recreation Volunteer

Are you a "people person?" Do you like the idea of fostering meaningful friendships with our veterans and their spouses? If so then this opportunity is for you! Our recreation department is looking for dedicated volunteers who will work closely with our staff on their assigned neighborhoods to provide friendly room visits to residents and document the visits. Each volunteer will be assigned and trained to work on a specific neighborhood. This volunteer opportunity would be during the week ideally and 1-3 times a week for a few hours at a time. #IG005 #NYSVeterans

Montrose, NY

Through 6/4/20

Volunteer Drivers

Drive senior citizens to appointments in Westchester County. The service is for members of It Takes A Village (ITAV 10591) living in Tarrytown or Sleepy Hollow and is offered Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Volunteer drivers are contacted with a request via email when a member is in need of a ride. All volunteers are interviewed, screened, and vetted prior to becoming a driver. Bilingual (English-Spanish) volunteers are preferred!

Sleepy Hollow, NY

Through 6/4/20

Wartburg Community Volunteers

Become a valued member of the community and help spread Wartburg's mission of providing compassionate care to seniors and their loved ones! Wartburg Adult Care Community is seeking creative and enthusiastic volunteers to enrich the lives of its residents. This opportunity is perfect for high school and college students seeking service credits, recent retirees transitioning from their careers, corporate groups and employees, and those who simply feel compelled to better serve their communities. Activities may include: Recreational activities Rehabilitation services Escort and transport Sharing talents Mealtime assistance Friendly visitors Library service Discussion groups and entertainment Pet visits Worship on Wheels (escorting residents to Sunday services) Clerical support Gift shop attendant Working with residents with technology

Mount Vernon, NY

Through 6/4/20

Service Coordinator

It Takes a Village 10591 Volunteer Opportunity – Service Coordinator Service Coordinators are responsible for handling communications by phone from and to members who need services and drivers and in-home service volunteers who are providing those services. Service Coordinators enter all information related to these services into a data base. Training on use of the data base is provided as are written instructions. Service Coordinators have a weekly, 4-hour shift (either 9am-1pm or 1pm-5pm) one weekday each week (with the exception of Federal holidays) and work from home. Bilingual (English-Spanish) preferred.

Sleepy Hollow, NY

Through 6/5/20

Bingo Caller

Every Saturday the seniors at Garito Manor play Bingo and we need an enthusiastic, energetic person to be our caller. Bingo takes place 3-4pm. #VolunteerNewRochelle

New Rochelle, NY

Through 6/4/20

Friendly Visitors

Help make the day of a resident at United Hebrew of New Rochelle by becoming a friendly visitor! Participate in fun activities like letter-writing, or simply keep residents company. Volunteers must express their interest below and complete the attached documents in order to be considered: Volunteer application form Volunteer health form

New Rochelle, NY

Through 7/15/20

"Lasting Impressions" Volunteers to Interview Seniors

The goal of DOROT’s legacy project is to provide a way for seniors touched by our volunteers and services, many of whom have lived full and interesting lives, to share their beliefs and values, life lessons, hopes for the future, and special memories to ensure they will not be forgotten. Lasting Impressions volunteers will help gather and record these legacy stories in writing or through other media (video tape, audio tape, collage, etc.) as each older adult and volunteer discuss and agree upon. Qualifications: Interest in engaging with seniors around their legacy stories Excellent listening, communication and writing skills Ease in discussing end-of-life issues Experience with older adults preferred Facility with audio/video equipment welcome Creativity welcome Background in social services, human resources or related fields a plus Basic computer skills helpful Responsibilities: Work with DOROT clients to facilitate legacy work, which may include: making outreach calls to talk with seniors interested in participating in workshops, working one-on-one interviewing seniors at DOROT or in their homes, working with seniors to help complete final legacy "product." Commitment: Approximately 2-4 hours weekly, although this may vary. Supervision, orientation, and training: In addition to DOROT volunteer orientation, specific training for the legacy project and life cycle issues will be provided. The LIV specialist will also receive ongoing support and guidance as needed by the manager of Lasting Impressions.

White Plains, NY

Through 7/30/20

Medical Appointment Driver - Irvington

Make a world of difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. Volunteer drivers provide older adults in their communities with a service that allows them to live independent, healthy, and satisfying lives. WestFair Rides is a collaborative not-for-profit organization managing rider choices in Westchester County for older adults and adults with vision disabilities. Volunteer drivers must: Have a desire to help someone in the community Have a valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old Own a dependable vehicle Volunteers can set their own hours and provide as few or as many trips as they'd like; one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! Bilingual volunteers, especially those who can speak Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Irvington, NY

Through 12/31/21

Medical Appointment Driver - Throughout Westchester

Make a world of difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. Volunteer drivers provide older adults in their communities with a service that allows them to live independent, healthy, and satisfying lives. WestFair Rides is a collaborative not-for-profit organization managing rider choices in Westchester County for older adults and adults with vision disabilities. Volunteer drivers must: Have a desire to help someone in the community Have a valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old Own a dependable vehicle Volunteers can set their own hours and provide as few or as many trips as they'd like; one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! Bilingual volunteers, especially those who can speak Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply.

White Plains, NY

Through 8/16/29

Medical Appointment Driver - Mount Vernon

Make a world of difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. Volunteer drivers provide older adults in their communities with a service that allows them to live independent, healthy, and satisfying lives. WestFair Rides is a collaborative not-for-profit organization managing rider choices in Westchester County for older adults and adults with vision disabilities. Volunteer drivers must: Have a desire to help someone in the community Have a valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old Own a dependable vehicle Volunteers can set their own hours and provide as few or as many trips as they'd like; one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! Bilingual volunteers, especially those who can speak Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Mount Vernon, NY

Through 12/31/21

Medical Appointment Driver - Peekskill

Make a world of difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. Volunteer drivers provide older adults in their communities with a service that allows them to live independent, healthy, and satisfying lives. WestFair Rides is a collaborative not-for-profit organization managing rider choices in Westchester County for older adults and adults with vision disabilities. Volunteer drivers must: Have a desire to help someone in the community Have a valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old Own a dependable vehicle Volunteers can set their own hours and provide as few or as many trips as they'd like; one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! Bilingual volunteers, especially those who can speak Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Peekskill, NY

Through 12/31/21

Medical Appointment Driver - Croton-on-Hudson

Make a world of difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. Volunteer drivers provide older adults in their communities with a service that allows them to live independent, healthy, and satisfying lives. WestFair Rides is a collaborative not-for-profit organization managing rider choices in Westchester County for older adults and adults with vision disabilities. Volunteer drivers must: Have a desire to help someone in the community Have a valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old Own a dependable vehicle Volunteers can set their own hours and provide as few or as many trips as they'd like; one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! Bilingual volunteers, especially those who can speak Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Croton-on-Hudson, NY

Through 12/31/21

Medical Appointment Driver - Hastings-on-Hudson

Make a world of difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. Volunteer drivers provide older adults in their communities with a service that allows them to live independent, healthy, and satisfying lives. WestFair Rides is a collaborative not-for-profit organization managing rider choices in Westchester County for older adults and adults with vision disabilities. Volunteer drivers must: Have a desire to help someone in the community Have a valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old Own a dependable vehicle Volunteers can set their own hours and provide as few or as many trips as they'd like; one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! Bilingual volunteers, especially those who can speak Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Hastings-on-Hudson, NY

Through 12/31/21

Community Team Leader Volunteer

WestFair Rides is a collaborative not-for-profit organization managing rider choices in Westchester County for older adults and adults with vision disabilities. WestFair Rides is seeking a Community Team Leader, reporting to the Director of Volunteers, to assist in overseeing volunteers in one quadrant of Westchester County. This volunteer is a take-charge person who will assist in the expansion and growth of WestFair Rides. The volunteer will set up meetings and get-togethers as well as inspire team-building.

Through 3/13/20