The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
We recognize that a person is more than body, mind and emotion. Faith and spirituality can be a source of enormous strength during a time of serious illness. Reflection on ultimate things--such as God, meaning and mortality--is often vital to a feeling of well-being.
Our Pastoral Care Volunteers are sensitive to spiritual needs. Our Volunteers are specially trained to serve as spiritual advisers at times of stress. Our Volunteers do not impose their beliefs on others. but provide skilled pastoral care in the tradition they feel comfortable representing.
Pastoral Care Volunteers from all faith backgrounds are needed to offer services such as: