We are experiencing an increase in requests for support from our older neighbors in the Middletown area. Specifically, the needs are for shopping assistance and transportation to medical appointments. Would you please post the attached flyer and send out to all enabled users to help us help our neighbors? We have several training sessions for volunteers coming up.
Volunteer With The Friendly Visitor Program!
Volunteer in as little as 30 minutes. Opportunities available NOW in your Middletown and all over Orange County. Attend a Volunteer Zoom Training and complete an application! It’s that easy. Select one 90-minute Training session.
Volunteer Training Dates:
Thursday August 26th at 10:00 am
Tuesday September 14th at 6:00 pm
Thursday September 23rd at 10:00 am
This 90-minute Zoom training will prepare you to provide support to older adults in your own community for as little as 30 minutes. Our volunteers provide local transportation to essential appointments, assistance with grocery shopping, telephone wellness calls and friendly visits and quick fixes in our neighbor’s homes-Covid 19 social distancing observed. Volunteering is rewarding and flexible for volunteers of all ages! Reservations are required. Background check and insurance while volunteering is provided. The JFS of Orange County Friendly Visitor program partners with the Office for the Aging to support neighbors in Orange County.
Contact Paula Blumenau
845-341-1173 ext. 305 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to register for the training
Click here for full information → pdf 2021 Volunteer Training Flyer (226 KB)