Reading buddies. Math tutors. Lunch monitors. After-school club leaders. Clerical assistants. Teaneck Public Schools are seeking community volunteers to serve in a variety of roles, as part of a new vision the district is calling “The Teaneck Advantage.”
The organization Bergen Volunteers has long sought to connect people who want to give their time with people or organizations who need it. Two years ago, the non-profit decided to zero in on retirees as a potential source of new volunteer blood.
Imagine choosing one activity that could decrease your stress level, lift you out of depression, lower your risk of cardiovascular disease, and extend your lifespan.
Who wouldn’t sign up for that?
Who We Are
Age-Friendly Teaneck formed in 2016 with this mission in mind: A great place to grow up should be a great place to grow old.