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Memory Bear Sewers

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ORGANIZATION: VITAS Healthcare of Northern Virginia

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 108 people are interested

Do you enjoying sewing? We have a high demand for Memory Bear sewers. Pattern and materials are provided. Memory Bears are given to the families as a loving bereavement gift, made from their loved one's clothing, p.j.'s, etc. Each bear is unique to the person they are being made in memory of - - -that embodies their personality and hobbies. These bears are treasured by family and friends, providing comfort and lasting memories of their loved one.

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About VITAS Healthcare of Northern Virginia

Location:

1604 Spring Hill Rd.,, Suite 450, Vienna, VA 22182, US

Mission Statement

VITAS Healthcare is defined by the needs of the patients and families we serve. Today, as a leader in the hospice movement in the United States, we are continuing to evolve and meet the changing needs of those with a life-limiting illness and their families. As we adapt to the ever-changing healthcare environment, however, we are guided as always by our VITAS Values. VITAS Values Patients and families come first. We take care of each other. I’ll do my best today and do even better tomorrow. I am proud to make a difference.

Description

Volunteers are the heart of VITAS Healthcare, providing friendly, non-medical patient and family care.

Volunteers are an integral part of the hospice program allowing VITAS to continue personalizing, enhancing, and expanding services offered to patients and families. Through exemplifying VITAS values, volunteers serve as patient and family advocates and are pro-active in helping to meet the needs of patients and families.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
Community, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1604 Spring Hill Rd.Suite 450Vienna, VA 22182

(38.92683,-77.24703)
 

SKILLS

  • Housekeeping
  • Sewing
  • Upholstery
  • Interior / Exterior Decorating
  • Community Outreach
  • Teaching / Instruction

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • 5-10 hours per month from home
  • Experience making pillows or stuffed animals a plus.

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