Category Archives: Volunteer Opportunities

Music Video Bears Haunting Witness to the Tragic, Courageous Journey of a Refugee Family from Syria

Beyond the Borders, written by Attorney Susan Cohen after the first travel ban was imposed in 2017, depicts the tragic story of a Syrian refugee family as told to an American refugee camp volunteer, who promises to bear witness to their … Continue reading

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JFS of Metrowest Helps Elders Increase Mobility with Chair Yoga Exercise Classes

As part of JFS of Metrowest’s Healthy Aging initiative, a JFS program specialist offers a great chair yoga class for elders living at Edmands House. This class is designed to help older adults increase their mobility, enjoy time with friends and improve … Continue reading

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JFS of Metrowest Provides English as a Second Language Instruction to Local Elders

As part of JFS of Metrowest’s Healthy Aging initiative, JFS Americorps member Maggie Kenney teaches an English as a second language to local elders. Today’s article: U.S. Births Dip To 30-Year Low; Fertility Rate Sinks Further Below Replacement Level. It was a … Continue reading

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JFS Volunteers Mentor Students on a Trip to the Discovery Museum

JFS Activities Update: This Tuesday, May 22, 2018, as part of JFS’s Reducing Achievement Gaps program, JFS was proud to bring 31 third graders from Framingham’s Woodrow Wilson Elementary School to the Discovery Museum in Acton MA. The All-Stars, designated as … Continue reading

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ICYMI: Seize the Dream 2018

If you were unable to attend Seize the Dream 2018, you missed not only great food from 17 local restaurants, caterers, and organizations but also the telling of powerful stories from clients and volunteers.

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Join Our Team of Patient Navigators – Next Training: June 26, 2018

Volunteer in your free time and help frail elders get the medical care and information they need to manage their heath, improve their quality of life and live independently in the community. Click to learn more! Continue reading

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Lunch and Learn, April 10, 2018 in Natick

Join Denise Thomas, Certified Dementia Practitioner and Program Coordinator at the Alzheimer’s Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter as she discusses how lifestyle choices impact the aging process. Space is limited – sign up today! Continue reading

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