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.
Central AR area - 50 mile radius of Hot SpringsHot Springs, AR71901
This volunteer opportunity is more than you might imagine. We have three categories of volunteering: Patient Care, Administrative, and Bereavement. Within each of those, you are limited only by your imagination. In patient care, you can: listen and support the patient/family, sing/play music, write letters, prepare meals, run errands, make phone calls, cook a meal, attend a caregiver support group, plant flowers, make repairs, organize, etc. In administrative, you can: file medical records, assist with data entry, prepare patient mailings, answer phones, etc. In bereavement, you can: assist with funeral planning, "house sit" for a family while they attend a funeral/memorial, attend a bereavement support group.