CJE SeniorLife


About CJE SeniorLife

 

The mission of CJE SeniorLife is to enhance quality of life and facilitate independence of older adults.   

At CJE SeniorLife, we fulfill our mission and realize our vision for and on behalf of our Clients, our Clients’ families, our Staff, our Board Members and our Volunteers by striving for excellence through Respect, Advocacy, Compassion, Intention, Innovation and Accountability.

Since 1972, CJE SeniorLife has enhanced the lives of older adults and their families through a comprehensive network that includes housing, health care, community services, health and wellness education, life enrichment programs and applied research. CJE SeniorLife serves older adults and their families throughout Chicago and its surrounding suburbs.

CJE is supported by the Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation. For more information about CJE services, call 773/508-1000 or visit www.cje.net.

Current Opportunities at CJE SeniorLife

RELIGIOUS CELEBRATIONS IN DEERFIELD and SKOKIE

Celebrate Shabbat with our residents in Deerfield or Skokie. We welcome Shabbat with services at Lieberman Center in Skokie from 2:00 – 3:45. In addition volunteers are needed to lead Shabbat blessings on individual floors at Lieberman from 4:15 – 5 pm. This would include Kiddush, candle blessing, grape juice, challah and songs.  Volunteers are also needed at our Weinberg campus in Deerfield on Saturday mornings from 9:30 – 11:45 a.m. You will be able to assist residents throughout the Shabbat morning service.  Please volunteer and be a part of a meaningful tradition.

  • : Deerfield, Skokie
Type: Ongoing Opportunity
Good For: Families, Groups, People Over 16, Seniors
Categories: Seniors
Days: Friday, Saturday
Times: Afternoons, Mornings

VIRTUAL REALITY TOUR GUIDE

SHARE YOUR ISRAEL EXPERIENCE

Help older adults see Israel again for the very first time! Lead immersive VR tours of Israel and lead discussions for CJE SeniorLife’s Instant Israel Project.  Locations includes Chicago and Northern Suburbs.

Please contact Casey Shipman at casey.shipman@cje.net

  • : Deerfield, Skokie, Chicago
Type: Hot Opportunity
Good For: Groups, Internships, People Over 16
Categories: Advocacy, Arts & Culture, Education, Global, Seniors
Days: Friday, Monday, Sunday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Times: Afternoons, Mornings

Memory Care Support

Unique opportunity to work with residents who have memory issues. Options include but not limited to music, travel or other group discussion topics. Other activities such as hand massage welcome. Locations in Skokie and Deerfield.

If this sounds like you and you would enjoy interacting with older adults, please contact us at volunteers@cje.net or 847 929 3040.

  • : Skokie, Deerfield
Type: Ongoing Opportunity
Good For: Families, Groups, Internships, People Over 16, Seniors
Categories: Advocacy, Arts & Culture, Education, Environmental & Nature, Seniors
Days: Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Times: Afternoons, Mornings

Russian Speaking Volunteers

CJE SeniorLife, which offers a comprehensive network of programs and services for older adults and seniors, is seeking Russian speaking volunteers for a variety of roles at our Chicago and Skokie locations.

    Type: Ongoing Opportunity
    Good For: Groups, People Over 16, Seniors
    Categories: Arts & Culture, Seniors
    Days: Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday
    Times: Afternoons, Mornings

    Performing Artists

    WANTED:  Musicians, vocalists, performers of all kinds are welcome to showcase talent with CJE SeniorLife. What better way to contribute to our shared community! Individuals and groups are welcome! Please contact us at volunteers@cje.net or 847 929 3040

    • : Chicago and northern suburbs
    Type: Ongoing Opportunity
    Good For: Children Under 16, Families, Groups, People Over 16, People with Disabilities, Seniors
    Categories: Arts & Culture, Seniors
    Days: Friday, Monday, Sunday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday
    Times: Afternoons, Mornings

    DOG PALS

    If you have or are interested in having your dog certified as a therapy dog,  join our Dog Pals program. You will visit residents in our CJE SeniorLife buildings in Deerfield, Skokie and/or Chicago. This unique opportunity is beneficial and meaningful to all involved. Please contact us at volunteers@cje.net or 847 929 3040 for more information.

    • : Deerfield, Skokie, Chicago
    Type: Ongoing Opportunity
    Good For: Families, People Over 16, Seniors
    Categories: Animals, Seniors
    Days: Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday
    Times: Afternoons, Mornings

    Home Delivered Meals Drivers

    We are looking for drivers who are willing to deliver consistently on a weekday. Each route takes approximately two hours. As expected, drivers must have a valid driver’s license and auto insurance. We serve the north part of Chicago and northern suburbs. If you are interested please call 847 929 3040 or email volunteers@cje.net  

    • : Skokie, Evanston, Glenview, Lincolnwood, Morton Grove, Rogers Park, etc.
    Type: Ongoing Opportunity
    Good For: Families, Groups, People Over 16, Seniors
    Categories: Seniors
    Days: Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday
    Times: Mornings

    Group Leaders/Activity Assistants

    Lead discussions and share your special interests such as books, gardening, sports, art, cooking, card games, etc. Other possibilities include transporting residents, newspaper/mail delivery, special events and religious celebrations. We are open to other creative ideas as well. In addition CJE SeniorLife has various needs in different locations and departments. Other activities might include database management, organizing, working with surveys, etc.  

    If this sounds like you and you would enjoy interacting with older adults, please contact us at volunteers@cje.net or 847 929 3040.

    • : Chicago and northern suburbs
    Type: Ongoing Opportunity
    Good For: Groups, People Over 16, Seniors
    Categories: Seniors
    Days: Friday, Monday, Sunday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday
    Times: Afternoons, Mornings
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