Volunteer opportunity description

Purpose
Lead a weekly class to teach Russian to English speaking seniors at JASA Co-op City NORC (Naturally Occurring Retirement Community). 

Responsibilities

  • Lead a weekly class to teach Russian
  • Create lessons suitable for people with varying knowledge of Russian
  • Communicate effectively and courteously with JASA seniors and staff

Skills

  • Experience teaching Russian
  • Experience working with seniors is helpful, but not required
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Strong communication skills
  • Patience
  • Comfort leading a group of varying levels


Other

  • Flexible scheduling is available with a minimum commitment of one day a week during business hours
  • Ongoing opportunity
  • Maintain professional behavior at all times and adhere to JASA’s volunteer policies


About JASA
Founded in 1968, JASA's mission is to sustain and enrich the lives of the aging in the New York metropolitan area so that they can remain in the community with dignity and autonomy. JASA is one of New York's largest and most trusted agencies serving older adults in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.

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About the organization

JASA

Contact:
Ilana Mittleman
Civic Engagement Associate
212-273-5353
Organization’s website:
http://www.jasa.org
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