Patient/Family Support volunteers visit Samaritan patients and families in their homes, at our inpatient hospice centers in Mt. Holly and Voorhees, or in long-term care facilities. They support our patients and their family caregivers through:
• Companionship, chatting, reading
• Watching TV, listening to music, playing games
• Sharing stories
• Being a friend
Vigil volunteers provide a supportive presence during a patient’s final hours. They offer a beautiful final gift of peace and solace to those they serve. Vigil volunteers must first serve as patient/family support volunteers and complete advanced training.
Veterans often appreciate contact with another vet – someone who personally experienced the culture of military service – even if they served during a different time or place. We provide complete training so that you will feel comfortable and ready to take on this rewarding community service to your fellow vets.
Pet Therapy Volunteers provide direct support to our patients with the use of their already-certified pet therapy dog.
Greeters’ welcome family members and visitors to the Center, escort as needed to their loved ones, and answer and direct phone calls.
Administrative volunteers help in our main office in Mount Laurel with typing, filing, collating, data entry, and many other critical administrative tasks. Their behind-the-scenes labors of love help Samaritan’s many programs and patient/family services to operate efficiently.
Make phone calls every other week from our administrative office in Mount Laurel and ask scripted questions to clients on our Transitions program. Document in the electronic medical record.
Friendly Callers have meaningful conversations with adults who are socially isolated or lonely and who share hobbies and interests with you. You’ll make calls from your own home through a Call Hub to respect privacy and confidentiality.
Visit adults who are feeling socially isolated or lonely and brighten their day with your time and meaningful conversation about shared interests, current events, and more. Meet at their home, out for coffee, etc.
Bereavement volunteers make telephone calls from their own home to check-in with those who have recently experienced a loss and reassure them that Samaritan is still there for them if they need us.
Offer comfort and support to Samaritan’s patients and families through special gifts like lap blankets, prayer shawls, fidget mats for dementia patients, adult food protectors, memory bears for grieving families, pillows, Nightingale award blankets, Nightingale award corsages, and more.
Thrift Store Volunteers assist with duties normally performed in a retail setting such as greeting customers, setting up merchandise displays, completing sales transactions, sorting donations, and maintaining store cleanliness and an inviting environment.
33 Haddon Ave.
Phone: (856) 240-7248
Hours of Operation
Tuesday-Friday 11 AM to 3:00 PM
Saturday 11 AM to 5 PM
Music Performers share the gift of music with patients and their friends living in nursing homes and assisted living facilities through performance and musical interaction.
SamariTeens is a group of 14-17 year olds providing ongoing support to Samaritan’s patients and families through a variety of activities like craft nights, game socials at long term care communities, annual and special event support, and more! We also offer Independent Projects if you would rather not join a group. Service Hours provided. No mandatory requirements.
Committee members offer their professional expertise and time to staff. These volunteers may serve on Samaritan’s Board of Trustees, board committees, advisory committees such as:
And/or help with Samaritan’s