Our client is a middle-aged man with disabilities living in a nursing home. He is a huge Bears fan (sorry, Packers fans!) and enjoys watching other sports and TV shows. We are looking for the right guy to just hang out with him a couple of times a month, watch a Bears game or other show and share the experience.Read more ...
Take a charming older woman to do errands once or twice a month; west side. Requires authorization to drive (provide copies of proof of insurance and driver's license, plus driver's record check).
Bikur Cholim (visiting the sick)
Visitors needed to make brief visits when convenient for you. Two women in assisted living facilities are in need of such visits, one in Verona and one on the southwest side. There is also a very disabled man on the east side to visit.
"Volunteering at Lechayim for a few hours each Monday gives me enough positivity to last all week long.”
-Pamela Phillips Olson
Lechayim meets at Temple Beth El on most Mondays during the academic year and while we seek a weekly commitment, we can accommodate your appointments and vacations. Volunteers set up, serve, clear, welcome participants and make sure that everyone feels welcome and included. Training is provided in preventing cross-contamination, emergency procedures, customer service and other topics.Read more ...
Louise Goldstein to retire at the end of the year
Linda Reivitz, President of the Jewish Social Services Board of Directors, announced today that Louise Goldstein, Director of Volunteer Services and Senior Group Programs, will be retiring on December 31, 2015. Goldstein has served at JSS for the past twelve years.Read more ...