Hotline Hotline
212 442-1541 - Ext# 1  

Mon – Fri, 10am to 5pm
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info@jassi.org
Hotline Hotline
212 442-1541 Ext. 1
Mon – Fri, 10am to 5pm
Email Email
info@jassi.org

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JASSI Services

As a service organization in the New York metropolitan area, we thrive on volunteers, members, and our untiring staff.

JASSI Services

Volunteer

Volunteers support JASSI’s vital work.

We welcome your interest in and ideas for contributing to our program! If you are interested in volunteering to help our community or if you need more information, please email us at info@jassi.org. Our volunteer coordinator will contact you about detailed volunteer activities. We also hold parties for volunteers to show appreciation of their hard work!

Examples of current volunteer opportunities include:

  • Translation/Interpretation & Proofreading
  • Community Outreach: help spread the word about JASSI by posting flyers, coordinating presentations or events in your community, or designing outreach materials (event flyers, newsletters, etc.).
  • Mailing Preparation
  • Planning events for seniors: Yoga, Tai-chi, Smartphone class, etc.
  • IT assistance
  • Office/Administrative Work
  • Assisting events (Sawa Kai, Tabling, or other single events)

Senior Program Member

JASSI provides services for seniors 60 years of age and older. This program is funded in part by the New York City Department for the Aging.

JASSI’s Senior Program provides case assistance, friendly visits, hospital escort services; free tickets to cultural events; and other events such as seminars on relevant topics, luncheons, outings to historic sites, and holiday celebrations. Senior Program members also receive senior newsletters and monthly e-newsletters.

To sign up to be on our list, fill out these two forms:

Please send these documents to us via email or physical mail with the following documents:

  1. Proof of your age (i.e., a copy of your passport, driver’s license, Green Card)
  2. JASSI Senior Program Registration Form
  3. Emergency Contact Information Form

If you are sending these documents by regular mail, please send them to:

JASSI
100 Gold Street, Lower Level
New York, NY 10038

Once we receive these documents above, you are all set! You will be on our Senior Program list. As a member you will be receiving a variety of our senior-related services at no cost:

  1. Case Assistance
    Our Senior Program staff assists you with screening/application/renewal process to receive
    government benefits including Medicaid, Medicare, SCRIE, Social Security benefits, SNAP,
    and so on. We also provide information and referral services.
  2. Friendly Visit
    JASSI Volunteers visit homebound vulnerable seniors and seniors in nursing homes to reduce
    isolation and increase socialization. We also make assessments and appropriate referrals,
    according to your particular needs.
  3. Elderly Escort Services
    A JASSI Volunteer accompanies you to ensure that you get to your appointment safely and on
    time.
  4. Senior Events
    We organize cultural and educational events such as luncheons, outings, workshops/seminars, and monthly gathering. We also offer volunteer opportunities.
  5. Tickets Distribution
    We distribute complimentary tickets for music concerts and plays.
  6. Senior-Related Useful Information
    We send both paper newsletters and monthly e-newsletters tailored to senior-related social
    services information.

If you have any questions, please call our Senior Line at 212-442-1541 ext. 3.
Member application forms are also available by mail. Please call 212-442-1541 ext.1.


Sawa Kai (Tea Party)

This tea party is hosted by volunteers. All JASSI senior members are welcome to join.

Please contact JASSI for details.

There is a security check to enter the building. Please bring your picture ID.


Employment Opportunities

From time to time, JASSI hires volunteer staff. Please click here to read about our open career opportunities with our team.

Guidestar JASSI certification

JASSI has earned the Gold Seal for our transparency from Guidestar, the world's largest database of nonprofits. More on Guidestar.org

Guidestar JASSI website