Seeking Big Hearts & Generous Spirits - Visit SJ Hospice Patients
47 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.
- 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.
We'll work with your schedule.
Camden CountyBerlin, NJ 08009
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Once a week for 2-4 hours