Help a Veteran at the West Roxbury VA Hospital

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NORFOLK COUNTY RSVP

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Norfolk County RSVP is seeking volunteers age 55 and older for the following positions:

Ambassadors (weekdays)
Help at Information desk with other volunteers or wheel a veteran to an appointment.

Surgical Liaison (Thursday 10-2 need 1 volunteer)
Volunteer Liaison between Recovery Room Nursing Staff and families waiting in the Surgical Waiting Room. Often times this position will be combined with a friendly visiting/ Guide job or other volunteer position.

Group Guide (as needed)

When school groups come to visit Veterans, a guide will bring the group around the wards and determine if a vet wants to have visitors and splits the group. The Guide needs to be thick skinned and not take a gruff 'no’ or repeated 'nos’ as personal rejection by the veteran.

Friendly Bedside Visitors (T, Th, Fri currently needed)

Usually done in conjunction with another volunteer job during one shift. Go room to room to visit sick vets. Offer coffee and conversation. A visitor needs to be thick skinned and not take a 'no’ or repeated 'nos’ personally.

Courtesy Cart (weekday shift 2-3 hours between 7am-2pm)

Deliver local paper to the wards. Take cart of snacks and drinks to the Hospital Waiting Area. Done in conjunction with other volunteer positions.

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About NORFOLK COUNTY RSVP

Location:

PO Box 310, 614 High St, Dedham, MA 02027, US

Mission Statement

Norfolk County RSVP Volunteer Program is dedicated to meeting community needs by connecting volunteers age 55+ with opportunities that meet their skills and areas of interest. We believe that we are all called to serve one another through the use of our unique gifts and passions.

Description

Make a difference in Norfolk County by connecting your passions with community needs!

Norfolk County RSVP has volunteer opportunities for people aged 55 & over in 28 cities and towns at over 50 volunteer sites. Volunteer opportunities include American Red Cross sites, mentoring pre-release inmates, tutoring elementary school children, drivers for Veterans, meals on wheels, friendly visiting, non-profit support services and many more! N.C. RSVP will find the volunteer opportunity that best fits your interests & schedule and impacts the needs that are most critical to our county's communities. N.C. RSVP and its stations provide mileage reimbursement, accident & liability insurance, an invitation to our annual recognition event, monthly newsletters, orientation & training.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

West Roxbury VA Hospital1400 VFW ParkwayBoston, MA 02132

(42.27537,-71.17103)
 

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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