Valerie Hopkins

Valerie Headshot RSVP Coordinator

Valerie Hopkins joins JFS in the role of the RSVP Coordinator working with volunteers 55+ who are giving their time to improve the lives of individuals at JFS as well as volunteer stations throughout the area. In this role, she coordinates volunteer activities, tracks hours, communicates between stations. Valerie also is responsible for recruiting and retaining volunteers to ensure all community needs are met.

Sarah Lee

Sarah Lee Headshot WEBCommunity Initiatives Coordinator

 As Community Initiatives Coordinator, Sarah Lee serves as the leader to more than 250 volunteers ranging in age from 5 to 95 years old.   In her role, Sarah manages all aspects of Volunteer services including Friendly Visitors, meal/grocery delivery, trash valet, events and more.

Vanessa Prestis

Vanessa P - emp. spotlight BEC & Intake Coordinator

Vanessa Prestis began working at JFS in March 2018 as the Benefits Enrollment Center (BEC) & Intake Coordinator. Her responsibilities include overseeing the agency’s Intake department as well as helping individuals navigate benefit eligibility. In this role, Vanessa uses a web-based tool to determine benefits such as Medicaid, Medicare, SNAP, prescription savings, energy assistance and other public assistance on the state and federal levels

Joanne “Maggie” Weaver, RN

Nurse Educator

Joanne Weaver, known to her clients, friends and co-workers as Maggie, serves as Nurse Educator at Jewish Family Service providing a variety of educational workshops, programs, trainings and seminars. She specializes in diabetes and nutrition and works closely with care coordinators in the James Klinghoffer Nursing & Nutrition Program to ensure consumers are informed to lead healthy and active lifestyles.

Tina Serota

Tina SerotawebMembership Director

As the Membership Director, Tina’s responsibilities include promoting, managing and directing the day-to-day Village members needs and services as well as programs, social events and service partner coordination. She promotes the Village within the community through speaking engagements, special events and marketing.

Jamie Reichelt

jamie 2 headshot webCare Supervisor

Jamie Reichelt started as an intern with JFS in 2015 in Village by the Shore and the Intake department. Within JFS, Jamie worked as a Job Coach and Care Coordinator before her most recent promotion in April 2018 to Care Supervisor within Village by the Shore.

Susan Lampert

Susan LampertwebHospitality Services Liason at Shalom House

Susan Lampert helps the residents of Shalom House live with ease and comfort. In her role, Susan acts as an advocate for residents and supports them with various hospitality services. Those services include housekeeping, educational workshops, wellness checks, community referrals and more.

Kathleen Monroe

IMG 1839 Social Service Liaison at Margate Terrace

As Social Service Liaison, Kathleen Monroe offers Margate Terrace residents a variety of concierge-style services promoting health and well-being. In her role, Kathleen assists residents in applying for benefits, housekeeping services, educational workshops, wellness checks, support services and community referrals.

Be a Member

Village by the Shore offers a unique concierge style to serving community members. One call offers an easy “one-stop shopping” experience with access and referrals to high-quality preferred service providers, specialists and social services.

Be a Volunteer

Volunteers provide the structure to Village by the Shore. Assisting in many capacities, they enrich the lives of community members. Their creativity, knowledge and determination make our community stronger.

Be a Service Partner

Service Partners are local businesses and community organizations who partner with JFS to offer a variety of reliable, trustworthy and quality services to Village members.