Bring cheer to seniors! 'Sunshine Volunteer' Needed at Stein Hospice

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Martin & Edith Stein Hospice

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Stein Hospice cares for terminally ill patients at home and in health care facilities throughout Union, Middlesex, Somerset, Hunterdon, Monmouth and Mercer counties. Help our patients improve their quality of life by bringing birthday and holiday gifts to cheer them. (Gifts provided by the Hospice and community volunteers who donate their handywork to comfort our patients.) A brief visit can include helping the patient unpack the gift bag and singing happy birthday or holiday songs. A longer visit can include reading aloud, telling stories and listening to the patients memories of earlier celebrations. Bring joy to a terminally ill person!

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About Martin & Edith Stein Hospice

Location:

354 Demott Lane, SOMERSET, NJ 08873, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Stein Hospice is to provide compassionate, quality comfort care that enhances the lives of people with life-limiting illness, and their families', residing in Central New Jersey. Stein Hospice is a nonprofit organization that provides comprehensive services to terminally ill patients and their families focusing on improving their quality of life. We believe that the end of life should be spent in an environment that provides the greatest comfort and sense of emotional well-being. Our professional hospice team and our trained volunteers serve the patients wherever they call home; whether it is a house, apartment, assisted living facility or nursing home. By recognizing the unique aspects of each family, its history and its way of dealing with lifes' challenges,Stein Hospice team customizes its care and compassionately brings a sense of peace and calm to patient and family at a time that they are most needed.

Description

Our terminally ill patients are in need of caring companions who will help them live the best lives possible in the last months, weeks and days of their lives.

Our hospice services are coordinated and provided by an interdisiciplinary team of professionals and trained volunteers. The volunteers offer essential help either directly to patients and their families, or in our offices. Direct patient care volunteers have the opportunity to create relationships with patients, offering them dignity, companionship and caring at a time when they need human connections the most.

WHEN

Thu Aug 15, 2019 - Fri Jan 31, 2020
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM  

WHERE

354 Demott LaneSOMERSETSOMERSET, NJ 08873

(40.50277,-74.51446)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Customer Service
  • Hospice Care
  • Delivery
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training
  • This is an opportunity with a flexible time commitment per week./month.
  • Training is provided. Health requirements must be fulfilled prior to volunteer starting. Free TB test provided.

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