MONTHLY VOLUNTEER NEWSLETTERS
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AT JFS:
Visit an Isolated Elder
Visit a senior or person with a disability each week encouraging positive connections. Provide transportation, help with errands, or just spend time with them. Weekly and long-term commitment required. This program offers companionship for isolated elders helping to alleviate loneliness and promotes aging with dignity.
To apply to be a Friendly Visitor, click here.
Patient Navigator for Senior Adults
Do you know a senior adult who would feel more comfortable going to the doctor if there was someone they trusted to accompany them? Patient Navigators are trained volunteers who accompany senior adults to their medical appointments easing the stress of the appointment for both the senior and their families. As a volunteer you help the individual get the information and help that they need. Patient Navigator is a flexible volunteer opportunity that can work with your schedule.
To apply to become a Patient Navigator, click here
Tutor 3rd and 4th Graders
The All Stars club supports third graders in English, math, homework and enrichment activities. Volunteers help students understand material and act as a role model and mentor. Math Academy is an academic after-school program for 4th graders focused on basic math concepts. Volunteers help with activities and general support. Interest in the math or science field a plus! Volunteers for both programs are needed once a week (Monday or Tuesday) for the school year.
To volunteer with either program click here to fill out an application
Volunteer with Immigrant Services
3 different opportunities await you working with immigrants in our community. Volunteers needed to help newly arrived refugees adjust to their new life in the United States. Two positions available, one focusing on mentorship and acculturation, the other focusing on pre-employment, ie resume building, interview preparation, etc. The third opportunity is working with individuals who are applying for citizenship. Volunteers help screen for eligibility, conduct follow up, and help prepare for the interview.
Development Office Assistance
Provide administrative support to the development department helping in the areas of fundraising and donor recruitment. Help plan for the agency’s annual Seize the Dream gala by recruiting auction items, food providers, and general office support.
To apply click here.
Improve the Health and Wellbeing of Elders
Healthy Partners delivers a primary prevention approach to health and well-being. Volunteer to lead exercise classes, arts and crafts, music groups or help with data collection. Share your special interests with the group.
To apply click here to fill out an application.
For more information about our programs and volunteering with JFS of Metrowest,
please contact Kayla Hopkins at 508-875-3100 x220.