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Stitch a Memory Bear. Create a Forever Friend.

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VITAS Healthcare of NJN

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 3 people are interested

VITAS Healthcare(r) is looking for volunteers who love to sew and want to share their skills with hospice patients and families.

A Memory Bear, sewn by a volunteer with compassion and love, is a forever friend who can ease a hurting heart after the death of a VITAS hospice patient.

Sewn from a patient’s favorite pair of jeans, sports jersey, dress, work uniform, or shirt, a Memory Bear can evoke the closeness of a loved one, bring a smile to someone in distress, or offer a sense of security to a child who feels alone after the loss of a parent or sibling.

This is a great opportunity for you to give back to your community, use your creative skills, and strengthen your resume.

By volunteering, you can make the biggest difference in another’s life.

For more information about VITAS Volunteer Services or to apply, visit https://www.vitas.com/volunteer.

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About VITAS Healthcare of NJN

Location:

70 South Orange Avenue, Suite 210, Livingston, NJ 07039, US

Mission Statement

VITAS recognizes the importance of a strong and innovative volunteer program. Volunteers are an integral part of the hospice program allowing VITAS to continue personalizing, enhancing, and expanding services offered to patients and families. Through exemplifying VITAS values, Volunteers serve as patient and family advocates and are pro-active in helping to meet the needs of patients and families. VITAS integrates Volunteers into the hopsice program by actively recruiting, training, supporting, and creatively utilizing volunteers to meet patient and family needs. Volunteers and their contributions are respected and valued.

Description

Volunteers are the heart of VITAS, providing friendly, non-medical patient and family care and offering support services in the office, using their cars and from their own homes.

LGBTQ+
Seniors
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Near your home in Passaic, Bergen, Hudson, Morris,Union, and Essex CountiesLivingston, NJ 07039

(40.78629,-74.33009)
 

SKILLS

  • Bereavement Support
  • Patient Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Sewing

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training

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