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

Celebrate Shabbat with our residents in Deerfield.  Volunteers are 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.  Join us in being a part of a meaningful tradition.

  • Deerfield
Type: Ongoing Opportunity
Good For: Adults, Families, Groups, People Over 16, Seniors
Categories: Seniors
Days: Saturday
Times: 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 773-508-4232.

  • Skokie, Deerfield
Type: Ongoing Opportunity
Good For: Adults, People Over 16, Seniors
Categories: Advocacy, 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.

    Type: Ongoing Opportunity
    Good For: Adults, 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 their talents 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 773-508-4232.

    • Chicago and northern suburbs
    Type: Ongoing Opportunity
    Good For: Adults, 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 a certified therapy dog (or want more information), we invite you to join our Dog Pals program. You will visit residents in our CJE SeniorLife buildings. This unique opportunity is beneficial and meaningful to all involved. Please contact us at volunteers@cje.net or 773-508-4232 for more information.

    • Deerfield, Skokie, Chicago
    Type: Ongoing Opportunity
    Good For: Adults, 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 consistently deliver meals on weekday mornings. Each route takes approximately two hours. 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 773-508-4232 or email volunteers@cje.net  

    • Skokie, Evanston, Glenview, Lincolnwood, Morton Grove, Rogers Park, etc.
    Type: Ongoing Opportunity
    Good For: Adults, Seniors
    Categories: Advocacy, 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. 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 technology, administrative work, etc.  

    If this sounds like you and you would enjoy interacting with older adults, please contact us at volunteers@cje.net or 773-508-4232.

    • Chicago and northern suburbs
    Type: Ongoing Opportunity
    Good For: Adults, Groups, People Over 16, Seniors
    Categories: Arts & Culture, Education, Environmental & Nature, Health & Wellness, Seniors
    Days: Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday
    Times: Afternoons, Mornings
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