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Create Art with a Hospice Patient!

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ORGANIZATION: VITAS Healthcare of New Jersey West

  • 3 people are interested

VITAS Healthcare(r) is looking for volunteer artists to help terminally ill patients and their families express themselves when words fail them. Artists help a patient paint or color a picture, create a scrap book or collage, or decorate their room. The artist shares their talents in therapeutic ways, all while encouraging the patient’s creative process.

VITAS provides training on how to work with people at the end of life. The artist provides talent, compassion and time. Assignments are made according to the volunteer’s time and location.

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

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About VITAS Healthcare of New Jersey West

Location:

521 Fellowship Road, Suite 110, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054, US

Mission Statement

VITAS recognizes the importance of a strong and innovative 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 hospice 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.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Seniors
Women
Arts & Culture, Seniors, Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Trenton, NJ 08691

(40.2234,-74.6207)
 

SKILLS

  • Visual Arts
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Bereavement Support
  • Patient Care
  • Hospice Care

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16

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