Become A Member – Membership Application
All seniors over the age of 60 are welcome to become members of Riverdale Senior Services. If you are interested, please fill out the application to begin the membership process.
Volunteer – Volunteer Application
Are you interested in helping others, sharing your time and talents and working on interesting projects with new friends?
Volunteers are a vital part of the RSS Team. Volunteers take on meaningful, responsible work, utilize their expertise and experience, and learn new skills. Without the talents and time offered by our volunteers, RSS would not be able to offer the rich array of services that are currently available.
What you gain…Volunteering promotes personal growth and gives you an opportunity to strengthen your own community. You may discover a hidden talent or learn a new skill while engaging in meaningful, responsible work!
Volunteers work in a number of areas:
- Front Desk/Reception Check-in
- Office Volunteers
- Breakfast, Coffee, and Snack Server
- Lunch Servers
- Exercise Program Assistants
- Horticulture Volunteers
- Arts and Crafts Volunteers
- Special Program Facilitators
- Current Events Program
- Poetry Program
- Trivia Program
- Special Mailing and PR Ambassadors
- Special Events Volunteers
- Vintage Art Exhibit
- Yearly Bazaar
- Special Committees
- The Senior Advisory Council
- Social Action Committee
- Trip Committee
- Menu Committee
Please fill out the Volunteer form to begin the application process. If you have any questions, contact Cheryl Kann-Ferst at (718) 884-5900, ext. 22
Internship and Field Placement Opportunities
Riverdale Senior Services hosts student interns in a variety of clinical and non-clinical disciplines including art therapy, mental health counseling, music therapy, gerontology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and social work.
Internships are arranged through your school’s field placement office.