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June 2017

Life and Social Skills Workshop

Life and Social Skills Workshop for Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder

This highly interactive workshop will help young adults (17-30 years old) with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder develop the life and social skills necessary for today's job market. The program will run for 6 weeks (12 sessions), meeting on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10 AM - 11:30 AM. Workshop topics will include: Communication skills Time management and organization Enthusiasm and attitude Teamwork, problem solving, and critical thinking Money management basis Professionalism and job readiness Meetings with potential employers and mock…

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June 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
JSSA, Ina Kay Building, 200 Wood Hill Road
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
July 2017

Hospice Volunteer Training

Hospice is a team-oriented approach to end-of-life care, and JSSA volunteers play a key role in helping us address our patients' needs and wishes. In 2016, our 190 specially-trained volunteers made more than 5,000 visits to Hospice patients and Transitions clients, providing compassionate support by: Reading aloud Playing games Sharing stories about travel, cooking, gardening and more Documenting important memories Playing musical instruments or singing Bringing certified therapy pets Offering massage therapy Going on brief excursions Volunteers also assist nurses and social…

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July 17 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Temporary Montrose Location, 1390 Piccard Drive, Suite 201
Rockville, 20850 United States
August 2017

Grand Slam Sunday: Jewish Community Day at Nationals Park

Grand Slam Sunday: Jewish Community Day at Nationals Park with JSSA

Buy yourself some peanuts and Cracker Jack's and meet JSSA in the stands on Sunday, August 27 for Federation's 3rd annual Jewish Community Day at Nationals Park. Join more than 1,500 community members at Grand Slam Sunday to watch the Nationals take on the Mets!

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August 27 @ 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Nationals Park, 1500 S Capitol St SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
November 2017

Hospice Volunteer Training

Interested in volunteering? JSSA offers specialized training for prospective volunteers for its Hospice and Transitions program.  We seek people with talents that match the needs of local patients and families; each of you has something unique to offer!  If you love to read or play games or enjoy sharing stories about travel, cooking, gardening, or have a well-behaved pet or unusual language skills, we need you!  JSSA volunteers bring the warmth of their community to the beside of those with…

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November 5 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
JSSA, Montrose Location, 6123 Montrose Road
Rockville, MD 20852 United States
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