132 West 31st Street
New York, NY 10001
Alex Collier, Volunteer
Nature and Purpose of
Since 1968, the Jewish Association for Services for the
Aged (JASA) and its affiliates--a beneficiary of the UJA-Federation
of New York--with its 3,000 staff and volunteers, have provided
social, recreational, health, cultural and educational programs for
older persons, regardless of their race, religion or ethnicity to
help sustain them in their homes and communities and to offer
opportunities for a better quality of life.
These services are available in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, the
Bronx, Nassau and Suffolk Counties.
Tasks Available for
There are numerous opportunities, with a wide range of
services including advocacy, case management, legal services, Meals
on wheels, respite care and senior center services. There are
ONE-on-ONE programs available; Friendly Visiting, PETS Project
(help an elder care for his/her beloved pet. Opportunities
range from walking the pet or cleaning a litter box on a weekly
basis to escorting the elder and pet to the vet.), PAWS &
Reflect (take puppies to visit with elders on the weekends), Lead a
Class/Lecture or Group Activity at a senior center, Conduct an
activity with an Alzheimer’s/Dementia Program and many other
Please contact Cameron Gelisse to discuss your
availability and classroom requirements.
No special instructions.
Call for directions and site locations.