Training Volunteers for Service in a Home for the Aged

By Arthur Kalish

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), June 1959

The author outlines a program initiated by his agency, the Jewish Home for the Aged in Miami, FL, to incorporate volunteers into care for elderly clients. He reviews requirements for success in such a program, including explicitly designed rules and regulations, willingness on the part of staff to value the volunteer program and the volunteers themselves, ongoing training, and effective supervision.

Topic: Social Services, Institutional Care, Volunteerism, Aging, Elderly

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Editor: Sherman, Sanford N.

Volume/Issue: Vol. 35/No. 4

Page Number(s): 414-419

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Florida , Miami , United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Kalish, Arthur. Training Volunteers for Service in a Home for the Aged. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). June 1959: 414-419. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=1109


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