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We Are Searching For Volunteers

Volunteer Recruitment Fair Hosted By Orange Community Services, VITAS Healthcare, Orange Visiting Nurse Association & Woodbridge Human Services

Learn how you can help your neighbors at the Volunteer Recruitment Fair held on Friday, March 18, 2016 from 10 a.m. to noon at the High Plains Community Center Gym, 525 Orange Center Road, Orange, CT. Lunch will be provided by VITAS Healthcare, and to register, please contact Orange Community Services at 203-891-4784.

Orange Community Services provides a wide array of services to the Orange community, including Senior Center, Youth Services, Transportation, Outreach, Food and Fuel Bank, Holiday Programs and more. We are looking for volunteers for our “Friendly Visitor” Program, Handyman Service, Food Bank, answering phones, Senior Center activities and much more.

VITAS Healthcare, the nation’s leading provider of end-of-life care, is recruiting veterans for its Veteran-to-Veteran Volunteer Program which pairs veteran volunteers with VITAS hospice patients who have been identified as veterans. Veteran volunteers relate with other veterans and facilitate discussions about inner reflection and peace-of-mind. Veteran volunteers may visit terminally ill veterans, drive or accompany them to appointments, offer companionship and fellowship.

Woodbridge Human Services offers health and human services to Woodbridge residents. The Human Service Department includes Senior Services, Youth Services, Food and Fuel Fund, an emergency Food Closet and Holiday Food Basket Programs. Woodbridge Human Services seeks volunteers for its Holiday Fair, Senior Lunch Program, Advisory Board member, Telephone Reassurance Program and its Friendly Visitor Program.

Orange Visiting Nurse Association is a Town of Orange agency that provides cutting edge homecare services with a personal touch that allows homebound patients in Orange, Woodbridge and Milford to remain in their home. In addition, the Orange Visiting Nurse Association has Community Health Programs that include blood pressure and flu clinics, TB testing, wellness and disease prevention.

We invite local community agencies and organizations that utilize volunteers to join us. This will give you an opportunity to educate the community as to your specific volunteer opportunities. In lieu of a fee we request a donated raffle prize to be raffled at the end of the event. Veterans, residents, agencies, organizations and all that would like to help their community come join us at the Volunteer Fair on Friday, March 18th 2016 10:00 AM to Noon. RSVP to Orange Community Services 203-891-4784.

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