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.
"If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try."- Seth Godin
Healthcare and human service undergraduate students can play a valuable interdisciplinary treatment role with Compassus Hospice. Compassus offers both volunteer and internship opportunities at locations throughout the entire state of New Jersey. By making a commitment of at least 8 hours a week, interns will be trained to become an integral member of our hospice team. Your role will include participating in patient assessment, treatment plans, patient care and medical records documentation. Volunteers and interns are trained to provide physical, psychosocial, and spiritual support to the hospice patient and family. Interns visit with our patients to provide socialization, sensory stimulation, creative arts and companionship.
How can you benefit by being a volunteer or intern?
Build your resume: Volunteer experience shows proof of motivation, commitment, initiative, dependability, and flexibility
Acquire knowledge about hospice and experience in the healthcare field
Develop patient interaction skills
Experience significant opportunities for growth and development- this is not a sit and observe us internship!
We offer you:
Free training at a location near year anda time based on your convenience
Free TB testing and background check
Ongoing educational opportunities
Flexible scheduling and patient assignments in your area