(40.60116,-73.9376)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

3039 Avenue UBrooklyn, NY 11229


About

Hospice volunteers:

  • Visit patients in their homes and in facilities offering companionship and a chance to reminisce
  • Read books, newspapers and other favorites to people when they aren’t able themselves
  • Assist with small errands for the patient and family.
  • Share their talents and gifts... Play Music, sing, draw at bedside of patient, create photo albums, knitt blankets and more.
  • Provide patient the opportunity to tell his/her life story through the use of video, (if patient or caregiver has one available), audio and/or the written word.
  • Office Volunteers assist office staff with basic tasks such as copying and filing, helping with web research, spreadsheets and more.
  • Contribute to volunteer newsletter keeping volunteers and staff in tune with the Hospice Volunteer Program’s activities.

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Music Therapy
  • Elder care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Relationship Building
  • Hospice Care

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible, would perfer a minimum of twice a month.
  • Annual physical includding PPD.
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