Caring Hospice Services

Caring Hospice Services http://www.caringhospice.com Caring Hospice Service in Mount Laurel, provides hospice services for a 6-county region including Burlington. Caring Hospice is a unique, holistic and cost effective service designed to meet the social, emotional, spiritual and physical needs of their patients and families as they face terminal illness. Volunteers are needed to provide friendly visits to patients in private homes and nursing facilities, pet therapy, music therapy, make items like blankets, pillows and baked goods and office support. All volunteers receive training and continued support. If you have questions or are interested in giving your time, please contact Lucia DiSimone, Volunteer Coordinator, at 856-439-0012 or ldisimone@caringhospice.com.

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Emmanuel Cancer Foundation

is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to provide a variety of specialized services, at no charge, to any New Jersey family facing the challenges of caring for a child with cancer. The distinctive feature of ECF’s program is the tailored package of support provided to the family. The Foundation is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization, privately funded by the contributions of individuals, corporations, foundations and community groups. Volunteer Opportunities include: clerical support , organize a food drive, speaker’s bureau, assist with special events, organize a local fundraiser , deliver food to area families, or pack, shelve, and inventory the Food Pantry, track and acknowledge patient and sibling birthdays. Southern Regional Center, (856) 853-4803. laurie@emmanuelcancer.org, www.emmanuelcancer.org

In 1981, seven-year old Emmanuel Vizzoni was diagnosed with Burkett’s lymphoma. His parents, Susan and Joseph Vizzoni, experienced the enormous emotional and financial hardships that families endure when a child is diagnosed with cancer. In 1983, two years after Emmanuel’s death, the Vizzoni family established the Emmanuel Cancer Foundation (ECF) to as sist other families experiencing the trauma of childhood cancer.

American Lung Association in New Jersey

For volunteer oppirtunities contact:

American Lung Association in New Jersey

1031 Route 22 West Suite 203

Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807

Phone:
(908) 685-8040
Email:
mdalessio@lunginfo.org

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Holy Redeemer Hospice

Holy Redeemer Hospice is in need of caring volunteers.  We offer a faith-based program with a holistic approach to healing and caring for the total person beyond their healthcare needs.  Volunteer opportunities include clerical work to support hospice staff, or patient visits and companionship to support hospice patients and their families.  Patient visits can be in the home, or in a nursing home or assisted living community.  No personal care required.  Training is provided.  Please call Jane Elliott at 856-939-9000 x 31520 or email jellio@holyredeemer.com for more info.

Buttonwood Hospital of Burlington County

Buttonwood Hospital of Burlington County, located in New Lisbon, seeks volunteers to provide friendly visits to residents, assist staff members in conducting activities, transport residents within the hospital premises, and provide entertainment. Junior volunteers must be 14 years old. Call Volunteer Services at 609-726-7131 or inquire at reception desk.

Deborah Heart and Lung Center

Deborah Heart and Lung Center, located in Browns Mills, provides evaluation, general medical and surgical care for heart and lung diseases.  Adult volunteers are needed weekdays to assist patients and visitors. Junior volunteers (14+) are needed weekdays during the school year and over the summer.  For Junior volunteer services call 609-893-1200×4600 and for Adult and Senior volunteer services call 609-893-1200×5309

Burlington Woods Center

Burlington Woods Center, a skilled nursing, long-term health care and short term rehabilitation facility in Burlington needs volunteers (18+) to assist with various tasks, especially for Saturday or Sunday mornings.  Teri Kling, Director of Volunteers and Activities at 609-387-3620 ext. 1047, theresa.kling@genesishcc.com