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Join us in assembling toiletries and decorating cards to make a festive and empowering Mother's Day for the mothers living in our domestic violence centers.Thursday, May 4th at 5:30pm at The Jewish Board, 463 Seventh Ave. at 35th Street
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Join Engage in decorating cards for Mothers in our programs and creating small treat bags to show our support and care.Monday, April 24th at 4:00pm, JCC Manhattan
Minimum age: 21
Dates: 03/20/2023 - 04/30/2023
10 Positions available!
Bring in the sunshine with our residents designing suncatchers for their Upper Eastside residence.Support and inspire them as their creative expression.Tuesday, April 25th 4:00-5:15pm
Minimum age: 18
Dates: 03/14/2023 - 04/30/2023
6 Positions available!
Join our clients living in our Harlem adult residence decorate and personalize trays with colorful papers. Help them show their talents and make a fun and creative time for them.Wednesday, April 19th at 6:00pm-7:30pm
Join our residents in creating works of art with watercolors. This will be a new way for our adult clients, living in our Upper Eastside residence, to express themselves and have a beautiful keepsake. Tuesday, April 11th at 4:00-5:15pm
5 Positions available!
Located in the heart of Manhattan's Greenwich Village, The Rita J. and Stanley H. Kaplan House is a Residential Treatment Program for 25 young men ages 17 to 21. They predominantly come to Kaplan from the foster care system but may also be referred through the New York State Juvenile Justice system. Residents have significant trauma histories, resulting in behavioral, emotional, and functional issues (and possible developmental deficiencies) that make it impossible to live in a more typical family setting.We are recruiting volunteers who can help our clients to :Learn about cell phone photographyPlay board gamesCook and BakeGarden on the patio outside of the residenceBe impacted by a motivational speaking sessionThese are just a few of the ways that you can spend a couple of hours in one week making a difference.The schedule is flexible!Come join us!Please register to learn more about ways that you can help!
Dates: 02/15/2023 - 12/31/2023
The Jewish Board's Adult Residential Division supports adults with serious and persistent mental illness to live in the community with as much independence as possible. Using a non-judgmental harm reduction approach, staff model and guide the residents to create and meet personalized recovery goals, to develop independent living skills, and to live in a healthy and secure manner.Our adult clients in the White Plains program are eager to learn new ways to express themselves through an art workshop that will harness their talent. Do you have a passion for helping others? Come share with a flair!
Want to learn more about Special Events? Can you help with neighborhood outreach to promote our Cycle of Suppport Fundraiser? Come team up with The Jewish Board's Special Event Director and help with various projects during what will be a very busy 2023 event season. Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint along with basic database knowledge is a requirement. You will assist by helping with all aspects of event planning from start to finish. Help to stuff envelopes and keep attendance for events! Fun projects like research for raffle gifts, and small group activities. Work remotely with occasional in office. Approximately 10 hours a week.
Dates: 02/13/2023 - 12/20/2023
2 Positions available!
Abraham Residence III is an extended-stay Community Residence/Single Room Occupancy (CR/SRO) that provides individual studio apartments for formerly homeless adults with mental illnesses.Our residents are excited to learn vocational skills, health related subjects, and more. Here are a few of the skills they are currently looking to learn:
Cosmetology (Nails, Hair, Makeup)No license is required, but a strong interest and background is preferred. Time commitment is once per month.
Basic Computer Skills (for clients and staff)No background necessary, just ability to teach computer operation basics to new users. Time commitment is twice per month.Arts and Crafts (Art Therapy)Lead art projects with the help of our staff. Time commitment is once per month.
Teach Sex EducationBackground in subject area is required. Time commitment is once or twice per month. Healthy LivingEngage residents with hands on, interactive "healthy living" activities (teach how to take blood pressure, track sugar intake, make healthy foods, be active, etc). Time commitment is twice per month.Cooking InstructorTeach residents how to make simple, healthy, and fun recipes! Assistant Fitness InstructorHelp lead a fitness class hosted by one of the Abe III staff members.
We are looking for people with kitchen expertise who can teach ZOOM cooking and baking classes to our residents. Our current zoom classes are crazy popular and now we're looking to expand!If you love to cook and bake and zoom we want to speak with you!
Zoom communication and and I phone usage can be a challenge for anyone! We still have a need for this type of support!!!We are seeking tech savvy volunteers who can work alongside our Jewish Board Medical Team by assisting our new clients with technology support to prepare for remote clinician visits. Training will be provided by our Medical Team and the schedule is flexible!
Volunteers assist staff with clerical/data entry and organizational support in the office setting.Inperson or virtual.
Minimum age: 14
This opportunity captures the talent of volunteers seeking to share their skill set in art, dance,music and the performing arts. We're also looking for people who can play games with residents - either in person or virtually.Schedules are flexible and locations vary throughout programs throughout the boroughs.
Minimum age: 13
21 Positions available!
Our clients who are isolated benefit from just hearing someone else's voice. Here's a chance to create a bright spot and help to lift spirits from the comfort of your own home on your phone. The hours are flexible. The satisfaction of the experience is immeasurable!Make a difference!
You make a BIG difference in the life of a childWhen you become a BIG Sibling with The Jewish Board. Help a child become happier, more fulfilled, and better able to face the challenges of childhood or adolescence.
The BBBS (Big Brother Big Sister) Mentoring Program matches volunteers with children, ages 10-16 years old, who could benefit from an additional positive role model in their lives, positively impacting the well-being of the child. These children come from single parent families, special family circumstances, and/or are receiving services from The Jewish Board.
Volunteers must be 21 years or older, available to spend two afternoons a month with child and make a minimum of a year commitment. We create and support matches that are positive, safe, and well suited to your and the child''s needs.
Our Bigs come from all different backgrounds, and so do our Littles.
Our professional staff carefully screens Bigs and Littles to make the best match possible based on common interests, personalities and location, with matching periods occurring twice per year.
Your commitment has a powerful impact on the life of a child.
Social distancing doesn't mean our clients need to be bored, or lonely. Virtual activities can be fun, wildly creative, and serve as a crucial substitute for in-person connections. We are open to your creative ideas, such as:Creating a "project in a box" (art, cooking, or other activity)Sending a video message of love and support to our clientsFilming a video lesson on your phone cooking, crafting, or anything else you want to share!Leading (in real time) an activity via Zoom: exercise, music, or more!Hosting a (virtual) scavenger hunt, contest, karaoke competition, or other fun game.For donations of goods and volunteer activities, email us at email@example.com to get matched with a program or to talk about other ways you can help. We are grateful for all creative ideas and help!Additionally, you can choose to help support our clients and the services we continue to provide for all New Yorkers by donating online.
Minimum age: 12
80 Positions available!