Friendly Visitor Volunteers Needed in Queens for Hospice

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Visiting Nurse Service of New York Hospice and Palliative Care

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Visiting Nurse Service of NY

The role of the VNSNY Hospice Care Volunteer is that of a professional friendly visitor, providing a supportive, caring presence for patients, caregivers and families. Our goal is to provide comfort, care and compassion to our patients and their families during what is often a difficult time. Some of the ways that volunteers help, include: visiting to ease social isolation, providing companionship & socialization, being an active listener, reading, listening to music, playing games, helping with organizational projects and more.

Volunteers with special skills, such as singing, playing an instrument, massage, cosmetology, hairstyling and multi-lingual skills are also needed.

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About Visiting Nurse Service of New York Hospice and Palliative Care

Location:

220 East 42nd Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10017, US

Mission Statement

At VNSNY Hospice and Palliative Care, our goal is to improve the health and well-being of people through high-quality, cost effective healthcare in the home and community.

Description

The Visiting Nurse Service of New York Hospice and Palliative Care team provides physical, emotional and spiritual help to individuals and their families to improve the quality of life at the end of life.

VNSNY Hospice and Palliative Care offers services at home, in nursing homes, at our inpatient unit and in our hospice residence.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Queens - All AreasQueens, NY 11365

(40.7422,-73.78897)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • A few hours a month
  • Application, medical clearance (including drug test & immunizations), not be in a period of bereavement or expect to experience a significant loss within the next year.

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