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Ready to Aid The Elderly?

Bingo Caller

DURATION

1-2 hours

WHERE

San Francisco Campus for Jewish Living
302 Silver Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94112

 

WHEN

Ongoing activity throughout the year

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

Mom, Dad or other grown-up (some adult facilitation/involvement required)

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

Society often overlooks adults as they age.  Your involvement helps prevent isolation and reminds older adults that they are still valued and brings joy and purpose to their lives!

 

DESCRIPTION

Bingo, one of our most popular activities, is much more than just a pastime. It keeps residents mentally alert, provides eye-hand coordination, releases tension, and provides socialization. Join the fun and become a bingo caller, or assist residents who have visual or hearing difficulties with their bingo cards. Bingo games are held Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00 p.m., and Mondays, 1:30-2:30 p.m.


ITEMS NEEDED

Good communication skills and willingness to spend one-on-one and group time with seniors.

 

 


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Children under the age of 14 may need supervision. Please note all volunteers must complete an orientation/training and are required to take a Tuburculosis Test (as we are a skilled nursing facility).

 


NEXT STEPS

Visit our website at www.sfcjl.lorg and fill out the under 18 online volunteer application. Contact the Director of Volunteer Services, Key Shade, at 415-469-2229 or kshade@sfcjl.org for questions or to schedule an orientation/training. Volunteers under 14 need to be accompanied by an adult.

 


WEBSITE


Sound like fun?VIEW INSTRUCTIONS to get started.

1. Decide if you have reliable transportation and time to help enhance the lives of a seniors. If so, talk to your parents about getting involved with the San Francisco Campus of Jewish Living.

2. Complete our online volunteer application.

3. You will be contacted once your application has been reviewed to discuss our required orientation/training.

4. Attend required orientation/training. Take required TB test.

5. Once approved as a volunteer, contact the Director of Volunteer Services, Key Shade.

6. Schedule an initial visit facilitated by the Director of Volunteer Services.

 

 

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