Volunteer opportunity in YOUR Community to provide a friendly visit with a Veteran in their home. In this position you can help a Caregiver of a Veteran by providing the caregiver some "worry free time away" while providing companionship to the Veteran in their home. In this position, you could visit with a Veteran who lives alone and is socially isolated or unable to leave their house easily.
Flexible Schedule as determined by the volunteer's availablity and the caregiver/Veteran's need Generally once per week for 2-4 hours per visit.
LOCATION- Volunteer in your community/near where you live: UPSTATE NY Syracuse and vicinity; including but not limited to -Oswego, Fulton, Central Square, Phoenix, Mexico, Pulaski, Baldwinsville, Liverpool, N Syracuse, Clay, E Syracuse, Dewitt, Manlius, Fayetteville, Chittenango, Cazenovia, Rome, Utica, Herkimer, Oneida, Madison, Lowville, Carthage, Watertown, Massena, Sackets Harbor, Clayton, Camden, Binghamton, Endicott, Johnson City, Auburn, Cayuga, Camillus, Fairmount, Westvale, Onondaga Hill, Skaneateles, Marcellus, Port Byron, Weedsport, Elbridge, Jordan.
Where do you live? Chances are there is a Veteran and/or Caregiver who would appreciate your visit! I never have a shortage of Veterans, however I do have a shortage of volunteers for these Veterans! Please contact me at email@example.com or 315-350-1447
Telephone Visitor position: Become a Friendly Visitor for a Veteran by telephone or other digital means. These visits are generally 1-2 times a week for generally 10-60 minutes. Provide a socially isolated Veteran with conversation and companionship. This interaction often involves sharing stories, topics of mutual interest as a compassionate, friendly voice in a safe non-judgmental process. In this role, you may also be providing caregiver some conversation.
I never have a shortage of Veterans in need, however I do have a shortage of Volunteers for these Veterans! Email or call for additional information. firstname.lastname@example.org or 315-350-1447
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Syracuse VA Medical Center
800 Irving Ave., Syracuse, NY 13210, US
To provide a structured Volunteer Program under the management of VA compensated employees in cooperation with community resources to serve America's veterans and their families with dignity and compassion.
Medical Center and Clinics
Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
December 17, 2020
Verbal / Written Communication
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Schedule- Generally once per week, 2- 4 hour in-home visit, Generally 1-2 times per week for 15-30. minutes for telephone visit