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Seeking Big Hearts & Generous Spirits for SJ Hospice Patients - Willingboro and surrounding

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Samaritan

Though you may be sheltering in place, we continue to welcome your volunteer inquiries during this challenging time. Samaritan is looking for people with big hearts and generous spirits to join our volunteer team and we are holding virtual orientation and training sessions to help prepare you for the time when we can all be together again.

They need you - yes, YOU! No special skills required; just share your heart and enrich your life.

Visit with Samaritan's patients and families in their homes or in long-term care facilities in your local communities. Provide a comforting presence, companionship, read, play cards and games, share stories, share military experiences, act as a friend or neighbor. Veterans needed to visit fellow Veterans.

Volunteers visit once a week for 2-4 hours and do not provide any hands-on care. Must be at least 18 years old. No experience or healthcare background needed. Complimentary training is provided.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Minimum Age: 18
  • One-year commitment
  • Volunteer Orientation and Training
  • Medical Clearance:
    • Initial Tuberculosis test (paid for by Samaritan)
    • Titers to check immunity for chicken pox, measles, and German measles (being immune not required to volunteer) (paid for by Samaritan)
    • Annual flu vaccine
    • Initial health screen
  • Ongoing: Monthly Documentation, Annual Education

We ask that all volunteers bring the following qualities to their work at Samaritan: good communication and listening skills, a nonjudgmental attitude, reliability, flexibility, and compassion.

Thank you for considering spending your valuable time with Samaritan and we look forward to hearing from you!

Please note: All who have experienced the loss of a significant family member or friend must wait one year from date of loss to begin the volunteer process.

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About Samaritan

Location:

3906 Church Road, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054, US

Mission Statement

Samaritan is a not-for-profit organization that contributes to the health and well-being of our community. We provide unparalleled services with respect, dignity, and compassion for all people affected by serious, progressive illness or grief.

Description

We provide hospice services, grief support, education and advocacy.

Community
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours weekly
  • No loss of significant family member or friend in last 12 months.

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