Opportunity Details

Activity Specialist - Manhattan (Upper Eastside) 
The Jewish Board

Description

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 Education
Background in subject area is required. Time commitment is once or twice per month.

Healthy Living
Engage 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 Instructor
Teach residents how to make simple, healthy, and fun recipes!

Assistant Fitness Instructor
Help lead a fitness class hosted by one of the Abe III staff members.


Schedule

Ongoing Opportunity

Unlimited Positions available!


Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

Abraham Residence III 336 East 96th Street
New York NY, 10128




Contact Info

Contact person for opportunity

Jane Hedal-Siegel
volunteer@jbfcs.org

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