Rich Family

The Gift of Volunteering

Become a volunteer at JGS Lifecare! We could not do all that it does without a host of generous, friendly, and positive volunteers. At the heart of what we do, volunteers participate in a variety of meaningful activities that help make our residents feel happy and at ease. Volunteers help in many areas, with many involved with entertainment and events and our gift shop, visiting with residents, and so much more. The rewards of volunteerism are many, but none is as great as the knowledge that you can help our seniors live with the quality, dignity and respect that they so richly deserve.

What Can You Do?

We match the interests and experience of our volunteers with roles—sometimes even creating a new role for someone with an interesting talent or hobby. Whatever your interests, skills or talents, we have a myriad of rewarding volunteer opportunities, including:

  • Activity assistant
  • Caring friend
  • Library cart
  • Reading to a resident
  • Bingo and games
  • Ruth’s House visits, trips and games
  • Assisting at Wernick Adult Day Health Care
  • Current events group
  • Leading a book club
  • Working in the Gift Shop or Coffee Shop
  • Holiday/Shabbat/Birthday celebrations
  • Taking a walk with a resident
  • Mail delivery
  • Playing an instrument
  • Office work and support
  • Sharing a talent
  • Café cashier
  • Craft instructor

How to Volunteer

Volunteering at JGS Lifecare is open to adults and to youth over the age of 13 years old. To volunteer, complete and submit the adult, youth or group online application. You may also call us at 413-567-3949 ext. 1613 or email