Sewing Memory Bears or Pillows

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ORGANIZATION: Chapters Health System (Hospice)

We are looking for talented sewing volunteers to create lasting memories for our families.
We provide all materials, you provide your time and talent.

You will be given the clothing of one of our patients who has recently passed, a teddy bear pattern, stuffing and eyes. You will then have creative license to make the most special bear you can think of to help that family remember their loved one. Work at your own pace and do as many or as few bears as you feel comfortable with. You can also make pillows out of the clothing from the patient. We provide all materials. We have a veterans sewing volunteer that would love to help you get started.

You will be asked to make a practice bear or pillow before you take on the real thing.

Work from home at your own pace.

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About Chapters Health System (Hospice)

Location:

2445 Lane Park Road, Southridge Office, Tavares, FL 32778, US

Mission Statement

Cornerstone Hospice's mission is simple: Delivering extraordinary care to every person we touch in every community we serve. Volunteer opportunites are available throughout the seven Central Florida counties we serve: Hardee, Highlands, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Polk and Sumter, and now in Cobb County, Georgia. If you live in a neighboring county, you can still volunteer. However, all of your volunteer activities will take place in one of our seven counties, typically the one closest to you. PLEASE NOTE: Even if you are interested in several different volunteer roles within our organization, you only need to click on one opportunity during this process. You will have a chance to discuss ALL of your areas of interest during your volunteer training. Thanks!

Description

Cornerstone Hospice volunteers are a vital part of our entire organization, and play an active role in helping to provide the many special comfort and support services that distinguish Cornerstone Hospice care.

Our volunteers are special, but not out of the ordinary. They are regular people just like you. They use common sense and understanding. They do not need a medical background. They listen. They care. Volunteers help make a patient's life more fulfilling and satisfying by giving their time, understanding, and support and asking nothing in return. They also provide support to caregivers who are often with the patient 24/7 and may need a much needed break. If direct care is not for you, you can assist with administrative tasks at our office locations, and help out with events and community outreach. Any Cornerstone Hospice volunteer will tell you that they feel they receive more from their experience than they give.

PLEASE NOTE: All volunteers are required to go through a training class with additional training required for some positions. For this reason, becoming a Cornerstone Hospice volunteer is typically not appropriate for court related community service hours or other short-term requests. Ideally, our volunteers commit to at least one year with us.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Community
Seniors
Arts & Culture, Community, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2140 County Road 540ALakeland, FL 33813

(27.95351,-81.92505)
 

SKILLS

  • Sewing

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Work at your pace in your home.

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