We Are Looking For Volunteers!

We have a plethora of volunteer experiences available here. We have people visiting one on one with residents within Menorah park, people working with Kosher meals on wheels, and others providing art classes to the public. We are willing to work with you and tailor a volunteer experience you will enjoy and look forward to every week. Please take a look at some of the opportunities we have at this time:

  • Canine Visits - register your well-trained and vaccinated 4-legged friend to join your visits
  • Class instructor with our Center for Healthy Living program.
  • Accompanying residents on group trips to shopping, restaurants, the casino and more...
  • Bring nursing home residents to and from activities
  • Filing and paperwork in our office.
  • Suggest a way you might help with your interests and talents

Contact Deborah Ellis, our volunteer coordinator, (315) 446-9111 ext. 256 or ellisd@sjfs.org. She will work with you to create your custom volunteering experience.

CNY PEARLS now also in Oswego County

CNY PEARLS, the Program for Encouraging Active Rewarding LiveS screens and assists adults over 60 with symptoms of depression, empowering them to take action steps and make lasting life changes.

Have you been feeling down or blue or know someone who is?

Thanks to support from the Richard S. Shineman Foundation, Syracuse Jewish Family Service now offers this no cost, evidence-based in-home counseling program for individuals in Oswego County who qualify.

Call David Donaghy, 446-9111 x.227, for screening and enrollment information.

M-Power U Now Enrolling for Arts and Minds Community

M-Power U - A Learning Community for Early Memory Loss: We are enrolling participants for a new section called Arts and Minds this winter on Fridays starting February 2 from 11:30am to 3:30pm pm at Menorah Park.

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