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Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice

  • 69 people are interested

We need you - yes, YOU! No special skills required; just share your heart and enrich your life.

Visit with Samaritan's patients and families in their homes or in long-term care facilities in your local communities. Provide a comforting presence, companionship, read, play cards and games, share stories, share military experiences, act as a friend or neighbor. Veterans needed to visit fellow Veterans.

Volunteers visit once a week for 2-4 hours and do not provide any hands-on care. Must be at least 18 years old. No experience or healthcare background needed. Complimentary training is provided.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Minimum Age: 18
  • One-year commitment
  • Volunteer Orientation and Training
  • Medical Clearance:
    • Initial and annual Tuberculosis test (paid for by Samaritan)
    • Titers to check immunity for chicken pox, measles, and German measles (being immune not required to volunteer) (paid for by Samaritan)
    • Annual flu vaccine
    • Initial health screen
  • Ongoing: Monthly Documentation, Annual Education

We ask that all volunteers bring the following qualities to their work at Samaritan: good communication and listening skills, a nonjudgmental attitude, reliability, flexibility, and compassion.

Thank you for considering spending your valuable time with Samaritan and we look forward to hearing from you!

Please note: All who have experienced the loss of a significant family member or friend must wait one year from date of loss to begin the volunteer process.

20 More opportunities with Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice

Community Health & Medicine Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Gloucester CountyWilliamstown, NJ 08094

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once a week for 2-4 hours

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