Support Vets at West Roxbury VA with Friendly Visiting


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Boston VA Healthcare System1400 VFW ParkwayWest Roxbury, MA 02132

About

The Veterans Administration new 'Give Back' Program through Norfolk County RSVP is seeking volunteers age 55 plus , to be part of a dynamic team at the West Roxbury Campus inpatient Medical/Oncology ward.

Provide support to patients with cancer and other illnesses and their families as they learn about their disease and treatment options. Assist in identifying and accessing relevant resources while providing empathy, support and compassion.

Offer comfort items such as drinks, snacks and warm blankets to patients. Engage in friendly conversation and refer individuals to appropriate staff when specific medical, financial or personal issues arise.

PLEASE NOTE: This volunteer opportunity is available only to adults age 55 and older.

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training

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