Hospital Elder Life Program - Musical therapy


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

One Clara Maass Drive - Clara Maass Medical CenteBelleville, NJ 07109


About

Hospital Elder Life Program:

Recipient of the 2017 Hospital Award for Volunteer Excellence from the American Hospital Association

About

The Hospital Elder Life Program is a program that aims to provide extra attention and care to senior citizens admitted to the hospital. Music therapy helps heal, all instruments welcome!

Program goals

  • Maintain physical and cognitive functioning throughout hospitalization
  • Provide excellent care to the older adult population

What can I gain as a volunteer?

  • Experience working with older adults
  • Interest and experience in the field of healthcare
  • Confidence working with patients
  • Satisfaction in knowing you helped improve the hospital stay of older adults by providing healing music therapy

Clara Maass Medical Center was able to launch HELP through a generous grant from The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey.


Flexible schedule:Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm

Contact: Dhyana.Velez@rwjbh.org - 973-450-2559.

Skills

  • Elder care
  • Keyboard Instrument
  • Music Therapy
  • Orchestration
  • Singing
  • Music Arts

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 4 hours per week
  • Application, background check, medical clearance

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