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Ready to Aid The Elderly?

Religious Services

DURATION

2-4 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 if under age 14)

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

Participate in the spiritual life of our residents at weekly and holiday Jewish services in our beautiful on-site place of worship. Volunteer shifts are Fridays, 1:00-3:30 p.m., and Saturdays, 9:00-11:30 a.m.


ITEMS NEEDED

Good communication skills, interest in working with elderly in a religious context


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.

7. Do special training with on-site rabbi before taking part in services.

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