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.
Purpose: Hospice has a number of friend groups across National Church Residences properties. These groups participate in craft activities and donate the finished product to hospice patients. Craft leaders will work with these friend groups, which benefit both hospice patients and give a sense of wellbeing and usefulness to seniors at National Church Residences properties.
Determine appropriate crafts for seniors at assisted and independent living facilities
Obtain craft supplies at a reasonable cost (costs covered by the hospice)
Transport crafts and supplies to assisted and independent living facilities
Work with Friends of Hospice volunteers to create crafts
Arrange for delivery of finished crafts to hospice patients
Time Commitment: Once a month (min.), 1-2 hour shifts, for a minimum of 6 months.
Must have access to transportation that can accommodate the transport of supplies
Ability to work independently
Kindness, patience, organization
Support: Training for this position will be provided.