|Volunteer For Calvary@Home|
* * BECOME A VOLUNTEER * *
WHAT: Make a Difference in Your Community -- Volunteer for Calvary@Home
We provide comprehensive home care, hospice, and nursing home hospice to thousands of patients in the New York area that are suffering from advanced cancer, and other chronic and acute terminal illnesses.
WHY: We need diverse adult volunteers of all ages to help our patients in the Bronx, Manhattan, Westchester, Rockland, Queens, Brooklyn and Nassau. You can help with important things such as:
Providing respite for care-givers and companionship;
Delivering supplies and running errands to patient's homes; and
Assisting with meal preparation.
If you speak a second language, play an instrument, are a hairdresser/barber or have other skills you would like to share we encourage you to contact us today!
WHEN: The Fall Sessions are starting Soon. All it takes to become a volunteer for Calvary@Home is to go through the application process and attend a comprehensive training session.
WHERE: Choose from training sessions in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and via Internet. Volunteer near where you live or work. You choose the setting!
Pick the training schedule that suits you -
Weekday mornings, afternoons, evenings and some weekend mornings.
We can even come to your church, synagogue, mosque, or community center -- just let us know. There is no charge for this training.
If you have questions or want to sign up, call (718) 518-3811 or e-mail the volunteer coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Calvary Hospital is the nation’s only fully accredited acute care specialty hospital devoted exclusively to providing palliative care to adult advanced cancer patients. A 225-bed facility with locations in the Bronx and Brooklyn, Calvary is the model for the relief of cancer pain and symptoms for more than a century. More than 5,700 patients are cared for annually by Calvary’s inpatient, outpatient, home, hospice, nursing home hospice, and wound care services. To learn more or sign up for the e-newsletter, Calvary Life, please go to www.calvaryhospital.org.