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.
Spiritual Care Services are designed to meet the spiritual, emotional and religious needs of all our patients. We strive to provide a holistic view in the care and treatment of our patients and the community we serve.
Our Spiritual Care Volunteer 1 provide basic spiritual support and comfort by praying with patients or reading scripture. They also provide spiritual items, such as rosaries, crosses and religious literature. Spiritual Care Volunteers are not permitted to evangelize, proselytize, or hand out any materials other than those provided by the Spiritual Care Services Department.
Preferred: Experience in a prayer and/or other spiritual support ministry. Experience in a health care setting. Ordination or commission to function in ministry by appropriate faith authority, and/or a faith group endorsement.