Friendly Visitor Hospice Volunteers for Companionship - Queens.Bronx.Staten Island.Brooklyn.Manhatta

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: VNS Health (formerly Visiting Nurse Service of New York)

*VNS Health was formerly the Visiting Nurse Service of New York

The role of the VNS Health Hospice Care Volunteer is that of a professional friendly visitor, providing a supportive, caring presence for patients, caregivers & families. Our goal is to provide comfort, care and compassion to our patients & families during what is often a difficult time.

Some of the ways that volunteers help, include: visiting to ease social isolation, providing companionship & socialization, being an active listener, reading aloud, listening to music, playing games, providing a quiet presence, helping with organizational projects and more.

Volunteers with special skills, such as singing, playing musical instruments, hairstyling, cosmetology, pet therapy, etc. are also needed. We are also seeking multilingual volunteers in all boroughs.

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training Provided

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Health & Medicine

WHEN

Wed Sep 13, 2023 - Mon Mar 15, 2027
05:00 PM - 04:59 PM

WHERE

New York, NY 10017

(40.75198,-73.96978)
 

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REQUIREMENTS

  • FEW_HOURS_MONTH

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