Harriet Feldman — Office Volunteer
How long have you been a DOROT volunteer?
I’ve been a DOROT Office Volunteer for over 7 years. Before that I was also a Friendly Visitor.
How did you get involved with DOROT?
I heard about the organization from a friend.
What type of volunteer activities do you do at DOROT?
My first volunteer activity at DOROT was a friendly visitor. I now provide Telephone Reassurance calls and have six steady homebound clients I phone on a weekly basis.
In what ways has your DOROT volunteer experience impacted your life?
I have been severely impacted by the problems senior citizens are faced with.
What motivates you to continue volunteering at DOROT?
I feel that I have been able in some instances to alleviate some of their problems and loneliness.
Most memorable volunteer moment
I have no one moment. My experience is with one client that we became friends, exchanging cards, etc.
What would you want other volunteers to know about volunteering at DOROT?
I feel it is a very worthy form of volunteering. DOROT clients really need your assistance. You are fulfilling a need. The staff very much appreciates your help.
Anything else you would like to share?
I love it here! I feel very useful and appreciated.
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