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Toms River Veteran to Veteran Vol Opportunity - Connect with Veteran Hospice Patients One-on-One!

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ORGANIZATION: Holisticare Hospice

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Holisticare Hospice

Holisticare Hospice is looking for Veterans and Active Military Members who are interested in supporting our Veteran patients and families - whether it be in their homes, or in long term care facilities, throughout Ocean, Monmouth and Middlesex Counties!

How can you benefit by being a Veteran volunteer?

  • Increase meaning and purpose in your life, while serving our Veteran patients.
  • Assist with Veteran Pinning Ceremonies and Celebrations
  • Provide companionship, and a space for our Veterans Patients to express their feelings during the last moments of their lives.
  • Possibly educate staff on proper end of life care for the Veterans that we serve.
  • Assist with replacing lost medals, certificates, etc.
  • Assist with our We Honor Veterans Partnership
We offer you :

  • Extremely flexible volunteer opportunities that fit your schedule close to home, work, or school.
  • Convenient FREE training
  • Ongoing volunteer education
  • Volunteer gatherings
Please Contact Volunteer Coordinator, Vellus Campbell at 732-731-8100 or email velluscampbell@holisticarehospice.org for more information!

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About Holisticare Hospice

Location:

1268 Route 37 West, Suite 2, Toms River, NJ 08757, US

Mission Statement

From its inception, the mission of Holisticare Hospice has been to ensure that end-of-life care envelops the patient, their caregivers, and their families with spiritual and physical comfort. Forgoing curative treatment and opting for a palliative approach allows hospice care to be provided where the patient lives, surrounded by family and friends with the support of experienced healthcare professionals.

Description

Hospice is a type of care and a philosophy of care that focuses on the palliation of a terminally ill patient’s symptoms. These symptoms can be physical, emotional, spiritual or social in nature. Hospice care is provided to people that have a limited life expectancy and choose comfort and relief from pain and other symptoms.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

087320875108753Toms River, NJ 08755

(40.02071,-74.20619)
 

SKILLS

  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Veteran Care

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers must set aside least 2 hours per week and commit to volunteering with us for at least a year.
  • Must have reliable transportation to visit patients at their homes or in long term care facilities.

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