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ORGANIZATION: VITAS Healthcare of New Jersey Shore

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VITAS Bereavement volunteers make a real difference in the emotional and spiritual stability of our patients’ families. Trained bereavement volunteers may be assigned families to call or visit, asked to help organize community support groups and memorial services, or do bereavement mailings; all with the support and guidance of the VITAS bereavement team.

VITAS Volunteer orientation is provided free of charge to help you learn the skills required to be a hospice volunteer. Additional training is provided about the stages of grief, how to communicate and encourage the bereaved, and how to recognize complicated grief. Volunteers work with the support of VITAS’ manager of volunteers, bereavement manager and/or chaplain to provide a caring presence to a grieving individual. Time and dates are ongoing and flexible.

For more information about VITAS visit VITAS.com.

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About VITAS Healthcare of New Jersey Shore

Location:

1040 Broad St, Suite 300, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702, US

Mission Statement

VITAS Healthcare recognizes the importance of a strong and innovative program. Volunteers are an integral part of the hospice program, allowing VITAS to continue personalizing, enhancing and expanding services offered to patients and families. By exemplifying the VITAS Values, volunteers serve as patient and family advocates and are proactive in meeting the needs of patients and families. VITAS integrates volunteers into the hospice team by actively recruiting, training, supporting and creatively utilizing volunteers to meet patient and family needs. Volunteers and their contributions are respected and valued.

Description

Volunteers are the heart of VITAS Healthcare, providing friendly, non-medical patient and family care and offering support services in the office, using their cars and from their own homes.

**Patient visit volunteers must have their COVID vaccination and booster per NJ regulations. If you do not have your vaccinations you can be a volunteer caller!**

CAUSE AREAS

Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
Women
Seniors, Veterans & Military Families, Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Near your home, business, or school locationMiddlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Somerset CountiesShrewsbury, NJ 07720

(40.20127,-74.01532)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Bilingual
  • Bereavement Support
  • Patient Care
  • Spiritual Healing

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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