Volunteer opportunity description

Since 1971, Heights and Hills has helped Brooklyn's older adults age successfully in their communities with independence, dignity and grace.


Our Friendly Visiting program matches volunteers of all ages with home-bound and/or socially isolated seniors for weekly companionship – currently matches are meeting virtually but we hope you and your match can meet in person soon! In person, volunteers and clients go on walks, run errands, cook together, play cards, craft, talk about music, art, sports, politics or whatever else they find they have in common!


Whenever possible Friendly Visitor volunteers are matched with seniors in their own neighborhood. Getting started is easy: fill out a short application, attend a training, speak with a member of the volunteer staff then you’ll have the opportunity to be matched with a new friend. 


We look forward to hearing from you!

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Training: There is an upcoming general volunteer training being held on Monday, July 11th, at 6 pm, via zoom. Please use the following link to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUtcuyvqD8vE9ct79jzLp4t1Uzh_qml1-f_

Contact: Volunteer Program Director at 718 596-8789, ext. 335 or volunteer@heightsandhills.org for more information. Volunteer applications available at http://www.heightsandhills.org/volunteer/


Thank you!
 

Requirements

  • Must be 18 years or older 
  • Flexible, mature, kind, compassionate and reliable
  • Able to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Ability to follow through on commitments
  • Willing to learn and follow organizational policies, confidentiality laws and volunteer guidelines
  • Willing to attend our New Volunteer Training
  • Willing to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination
  • Willing to complete criminal background check

Preferred Skills: Spanish speaking (Fluent) 

Our volunteer needs

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Volunteer opportunity location(s)

About the organization

Heights and Hills

Contact:
Adina Matos
Volunteer Program Director
(718) 596-8789 ext: 335
Volunteer opportunity website:
https://www.heightsandhill...