In-Hospital Children's Play Program

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ORGANIZATION: Sunrise on Wheels

Sunrise on Wheels
Bring fun and laughter to children with cancer in hospitals

Sunrise on Wheels brings the joys of childhood to children undergoing treatment in pediatric oncology units of participating hospitals. WIth the help of dedicated volunteers and a rainbow trunk brimming with toys, games and activities, we transform what could be a difficult day into one full of fun and laughter. We are looking for volunteers, 18+ years old who feel comfortable engaging with children in a hospital envirtonment.

1 Shift

  • 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM EST - FULL
    Thursdays about 2 to 3 times a month

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About Sunrise on Wheels

Location:

Sunrise Association, 15 Neil Court, OCEANSIDE, NY 11572, US

Mission Statement

Sunrise on Wheels provides a joyful camp experience to children in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Units in hospitals. Our goal is to provide fun and laughter to patients and their siblings while offering respite for their families during their hospital stay.

Description

Sunrise on Wheels volunteers bring the joy and fun of day camp to children in hospitals while they are undergoing chemotherapy and other treatments. . Children's eyes light up every time they see our volunteers pulling in our giant rainbow tie-dyed trunk filled with toys, games, surprises and weekly themed projects. These activities keep participants engaged and happy.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Children & Youth

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467

(40.88036,-73.87896)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 times a month
  • About a year commitment

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