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Veteran to Veteran Hospice Volunteers - Oradell

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ORGANIZATION: Ascend Health

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Veterans serving Veterans

If you have an hour or more per week to give, Ascend Hospice welcomes your gifts of time and compassion. Whether you choose to work directly with patients and families or to volunteer in one of many other ways, you can make a profound difference in someone's life, including your own. Volunteers are an integral part of the hospice team. Volunteers are an integral part of the hospice team. Volunteers are required to follow CDC guidelines, be compliant with Ascend Hospice policies, practices and facility requirements for infection control. At this time, we require volunteers: To be fully Covid-19 Vaccinated, Up-to-date TB tested/screened, DailyCovid-19 self-screened.
We provide all required PPE and volunteer training!

Ascend Hospice serves counties throughout New Jersey. Areas where you are needed include: Atlantic County, Bergen County, Cape May County, Essex County, Hudson County, Mercer County, Middlesex County, Monmouth County, Morris County, North Passaic County, Ocean County, Somerset County, South Passaic County, Burlington County, Camden County and Union County.

Ascend Hospice is seeking military veterans to provide companionship and support to military veterans on our hospice service in our Veteran to Veteran Program.

Veteran to Veteran Companionship Volunteers work directly with patients providing companionship, offering friendly visits, reading to patients, writing letters, offering a gentle touch or sharing a quiet moment. Veteran to Veteran Volunteers may also provide support to caregivers and participate in Veterans Pinning Ceremonies.

For more information about our free volunteer training for Veterans and available opportunities, call our Volunteer Department or visit our website at Ascendhospice.com! We look forward to hearing from you!

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About Ascend Health

Location:

1600 St. Georges Avenue, Rahway, NJ 07065, US

Mission Statement

Ascend Healthcare believes in providing compassionate care and preserving quality of life for all patients at every stage of illness or injury. Our goal is to relieve the patients burden and ease stress with integrity and compassion, through hospice services. We embrace a holistic and personalized approach, as we care for the whole person, mind, body and spirit.

Description

Founded in 1995, Ascend Healthcare is a non-denominational, multi-cultural hospice and palliative care provider. We believe that hospice services should reflect the life we live - fully with dignity and grace. Our hospice team offers comfort and care at the most sensitive time.

Ascend Healthcare serves all counties throughout the state of New Jersey

Companion & Music Volunteers, Certified Reiki, massage therapy & reflexology practitioners
Pet Therapy Volunteers. Pets must be certified as therapy animals by an organization like TDI Therapy Dogs International-http://www.tdi-dog.org/ OR
Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs - http://www.golden-dogs.org/

Vet to Vet Volunteers.

Governor Phil Murphy signed a new executive order requiring all healthcare workers to be vaccinated and boosted. As a result, all volunteers must received their booster dose by February 28th. Volunteers are required to be compliant with Ascend Hospice policies, practices and facility requirements for infection control. We provide a Quantiferon blood test (TB screening), a MMR titer (measles, mumps & rubella immunity), background check and personal protective equipment, plus volunteer training!

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families
Community, Health & Medicine, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Kinderkamack RoadOradell, NJ 07649

(40.95289,-74.03883)
 

SKILLS

  • Bereavement Support
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-3 hours per week

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