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Volunteer Guardian, Spanish speaking preferred near Lincoln Park, NJ

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ORGANIZATION: Volunteer Guardianship One-on-One, Inc.

  • 6 people are interested
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What if you needed help and there was no one there to assist you? Right now there are people in your area that need help making basic life decisions. As a Volunteer Guardian you can make a world of difference to your neighbor in need.

A guardian is someone who has been appointed by the court to make decisions and take actions for another person who is not able to make decisions for themselves. A guardian is not a caregiver but makes arrangements to ensure the person receives the proper level and type of care, soliciting as much input from the person as possible.

Someone who is currently is need of a guardian is "Ana"

"Ana" is in her mid-30's and currently residing in a care facility due to mental, physical, and developmental disabilities. Ana is originally from the Dominican Republic and, although she speaks and understands English, a bilingual volunteer would be ideal. Ana has few visitors and is frequently alone and unengaged. However, when someone shows interest, she can describe what she likes and wants, which includes reading books in Spanish, cleaning the common area, and browsing her phone. Ana urgently needs someone to visit her consistently and to be a responsible point person for her medical and psychological care in order to maximize her opportunities for independence and increased quality of life.

If you are interested in making a difference in someone's life and would like to become a volunteer guardian for "Ana", please contact us.

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About Volunteer Guardianship One-on-One, Inc.

Location:

50 Main St, Flemington, NJ 08822, US

Mission Statement

Volunteer Guardianship One-on-One, Inc. recruits, train, monitors and supports volunteers who wish to be court appointed as volunteer guardians for the person and property of individual who have been declared incapacitated by the court. The individuals suffer from alzhemier's, dementia, chronic mental illness, and traumatic brain injury. The individuals have no family or friends willing or able to serve as their legal guardian.

Description

Volunteer Guardianship One-on-One, Inc. is the only Agency in the state of New Jersey to provide this very human service and only one of a few in the nation. The Agency seeks to provide personal, compassionate high quality guardianship services for people who have no one else to act on their behalf.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Seniors
Advocacy & Human Rights, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Lincoln Park, NJ 07035

(40.92386,-74.30595)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time varies per opportunity, but we do require at least one monthly visit. Additionally, there is an orientation session and on-line training prior to becoming a guardian.
  • A big heart!

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