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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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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 10/31/18

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 a week or once every other week experience and the visits can be from 30-60 minutes. We ask for volunteers to commit to a year if possible. #remotevolunteer

White Plains, NY

Through 6/15/20

Share Your Talents with Seniors

Are you looking for an opportunity to serve & minister to senior adults? We welcome your time & talents! Here are a few opportunities: • Art Therapy • Music & Memory/Musical Performances • Reading Club • Planting Groups • Dance Classes/Performances • Scouting Groups • Pet Therapy and • Church Groups

Cortlandt, NY

Through 11/16/18

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

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

Lasting Impressions-Interviewing Seniors and writing up their stories

Skill-Based Volunteer Job Description TITLE: LIV: Lasting Impressions Volunteer MAJOR OBJECTIVE: 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. The Lasting Impressions volunteer 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 or 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 & 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 8/2/19

Medical Appointment Driver - Yonkers

You can make a world of a difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. If you have: A desire to help someone in the community A valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old, and Own a dependable vehicle. You can: Set your own hours Provide as few or as many trips as you would like...one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! By becoming a volunteer driver, you will provide older adults in your community 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. For more information and to fill out a volunteer application click here.

Yonkers, NY

Through 5/13/21

General Opportunity to Become a Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in this volunteer opportunity. Please see below a couples of options that you can help with here at Sarah Neuman. Friendly Visits Escort and Transporting Playing Games with Residents and many others -- please see application for full details. Please fill out the application and health status report (see below for attachments) and send it back to us via email at SRNVolunteers@jewishhome.org. Volunteer Application Health Status Report We thank you, and look forward to working with you.

Mamaroneck, NY

Through 6/30/19

Drivers for Older Adults - New Rochelle

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. #VolunteerNewRochelle

Mount Kisco, NY

Through 1/30/19

Drivers for Older Adults - White Plains

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 1/30/19

Medical Appointment Driver - New Rochelle

You can make a world of a difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. If you have: A desire to help someone in the community A valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old, and Own a dependable vehicle. You can: Set your own hours Provide as few or as many trips as you would like...one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! By becoming a volunteer driver, you will provide older adults in your community 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. For more information and to fill out a volunteer application click here. #VolunteerNewRochelle

New Rochelle, NY

Through 3/30/19

Medical Appointment Driver - Larchmont

You can make a world of a difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. If you have: A desire to help someone in the community A valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old, and Own a dependable vehicle. You can: Set your own hours Provide as few or as many trips as you would like...one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! By becoming a volunteer driver, you will provide older adults in your community 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. For more information and to fill out a volunteer application click here.

Larchmont, NY

Through 3/30/19

Medical Appointment Driver - Mamaroneck

You can make a world of a difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. If you have: A desire to help someone in the community A valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old, and Own a dependable vehicle. You can: Set your own hours Provide as few or as many trips as you would like...one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! By becoming a volunteer driver, you will provide older adults in your community 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. For more information and to fill out a volunteer application click here.

Mamaroneck, NY

Through 3/30/19

Medical Appointment Driver - Harrison

You can make a world of a difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. If you have: A desire to help someone in the community A valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old, and Own a dependable vehicle. You can: Set your own hours Provide as few or as many trips as you would like...one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! By becoming a volunteer driver, you will provide older adults in your community 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. For more information and to fill out a volunteer application click here.

Harrison, NY

Through 3/30/19

Medical Appointment Driver - Port Chester

You can make a world of a difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. If you have: A desire to help someone in the community A valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old, and Own a dependable vehicle. You can: Set your own hours Provide as few or as many trips as you would like...one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! By becoming a volunteer driver, you will provide older adults in your community 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. For more information and to fill out a volunteer application click here.

Port Chester, NY

Through 3/30/19

Community Team Leader Volunteer

Community Team Leader Volunteer – (3 needed) - Reporting to the Director of Volunteers, assists in overseeing volunteers in one quadrant of Westchester County. A take-charge person to assist in team building, expansion and growth of West Fair Rides. Sets up meetings/meet-ups, inspires team building.

Through 3/13/19

Ambassador Volunteers

Ambassador Volunteers – Promote WestFair Rides at caregiver, health and volunteer fairs. Manage inventory of items needed for distribution, e.g. flyers and other handouts. This leadership position is ideal for those with an interest in helping the older population and vision impaired furthering the mission of WestFair Rides within their local community. Ambassadors help to promote dedicated and committed volunteers. Effective communicator; attentive to details. Help schedule venues, attend Health Fairs and help schedule places to represent WestFair Rides for recruiting.

Through 3/13/19

Videographer Volunteer(s)

Videographer Volunteer(s)– Someone with camera and video equipment, able to tape interviews and/or help with videos and video content.

Through 3/13/19

WestFair Rides Advisory Council Members

WestFair Rides Advisory Council Members – Meeting quarterly, Advisory Councils in Northeast Westchester, the Sound Shore, and the greater Peekskill area identify transportation needs and concerns among older and disabled adults, as well as strategies for filling gaps.

Through 3/13/19

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