Please check all areas of interest. Even a few hours during the year on a single project would be most helpful and qualifies you as an active volunteer.
*Patient Contact Volunteer: volunteers needed
to offer companionship and support to hospice patients and their families.
*Nursing Home Volunteer: volunteers needed
to support our hospice patients in a Nursing Home environment.
*Oncology & Palliative Care Unit Volunteer: volunteers needed to support patients at Elliot Hospital’s Oncology and Palliative Care Unit. Orientation provided.
*Bereavement Team Volunteer: volunteers needed to support bereaved families through phone contact. Calls are made at the VNA one evening a month.
*General Adult Bereavement Support Group: Volunteers needed for our adult bereavement support groups. Eight week groups are offered ongoing throughout the year. Need: 3 ½ hours a week commitment. Training and support provided.
*Stepping Stones(our children’s bereavement program)Facilitator: volunteers needed to facilitate small groups of bereaved children(ages 5-18). This is an 8-week program that is offered to the community twice a year (spring and fall). Training and support provided.
Team Volunteer: volunteers needed to be available to patients and family
members during the active phase of the dying process. Volunteers needed
for 1-2 hour shifts.
Food To Go Volunteer: volunteers needed to provide a meal to a hospice
family in need.
Volunteer: volunteers needed to perform various office tasks including
bulk mailings, filing, photocopying, etc.
Community Services Volunteer volunteers needed
to support nursing staff at
community health clinics. Tasks include: Greeting, simple administrative
Nursing Home Without Walls volunteers needed to assist elders in the community in efforts to maintain their independence at home.
Some of the tasks would be: offer telephone reassurance(with scripted questions); transportation; socialization, and other specific tasks they may need. This would be a great way to “give back” to some of the seniors in our community.
VNA Personal Services volunteers needed to assist with the mailing of birthday
cards to clients; assist with telephone calls to clients to assess customer
satisfaction and other tasks as appropriate. This would be a perfect
opportunity for someone who could devote a few hours one or two times a month.
Pet Therapy Volunteer: volunteers needed
to visit hospice patients in nursing or private homes with a certified
pet therapy animal.
Speakers Bureau: volunteers needed to speak
about VNA services and porgrams to organizations, church groups, etc.
wish to discuss with Volunteer Coordinator.
Helping Hands We welcome the skills, talents and commitment of all
our volunteers. Here are some unique ways volunteers can contribute:
· Language Translators
· Notary Publics
We welcome your comments:
Contact Information (Name, Address, Phone, Email,
*Opportunities with a "*" require volunteer training.