Provide companionship to the patient and respite to the caregiver. Patients reside at home, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities. Volunteers visit patients and assist by reading, letter writing, holding a hand, poetry, journaling, music, listening, scrap booking, assisting with meals and sharing special moments. This opportunity is throughout central and southern New Jersey.
A 16 hour training is provided before a volunteer can begin. 12 hours of classroom training and 4 hands on/ field training.
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