The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Hospice provides physical, emotional and spiritual support for terminally ill patients and their families. All volunteers receive specialized training and ongoing support and are an integral part of the hospice team of caregivers.
Help make a difference in the lives of our patients and their families!
On your own time. In your own way. With your special skills. Help to make every moment matter.
Patient Care Volunteers
Support could include: companionship and caregiver relief, reading, listening, running errands, grocery shopping, and craft projects.
Provide special therapies such as Reiki, aromatherapy, pet therapy and music therapy
Administrative and Bereavement Volunteers
Support could include: clerical support, assistance with mailings, follow-up calls to bereaved, recognizing birthdays and anniversaries, etc.
Volunteer may be required to pass a background check, drug test and have a recent physical.
To find out more, contact Alyssa Neshe, Volunteer Coordinator at Brookhaven Hospice.