Support Vets at West Roxbury VA with Friendly Visiting
12 people are interested
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.
About NORFOLK COUNTY RSVP
PO Box 310, 614 High St, Dedham, MA 02027, US
Norfolk County RSVP Volunteer Program is dedicated to meeting community needs by connecting volunteers age 55+ with opportunities that meet their skills and areas of interest. We believe that we are all called to serve one another through the use of our unique gifts and passions.
Make a difference in Norfolk County by connecting your passions with community needs!
Norfolk County RSVP has volunteer opportunities for people aged 55 & over in 28 cities and towns at over 50 volunteer sites. Volunteer opportunities include American Red Cross sites, mentoring pre-release inmates, tutoring elementary school children, drivers for Veterans, meals on wheels, friendly visiting, non-profit support services and many more! N.C. RSVP will find the volunteer opportunity that best fits your interests & schedule and impacts the needs that are most critical to our county's communities. N.C. RSVP and its stations provide mileage reimbursement, accident & liability insurance, an invitation to our annual recognition event, monthly newsletters, orientation & training.
We'll work with your schedule.
Boston VA Healthcare System1400 VFW ParkwayWest Roxbury, MA 02132
- People 55+
- Background Check
- Must be at least 55
- Orientation or Training