Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital


Volunteering at Levindale

Volunteering at Levindale

Levindale welcomes individuals, families, and groups to volunteer in the following positions:

  • Therapeutic recreation assistants
  • Office/clerical support assistants
  • Friendly visitors
  • Gift Cart volunteers
  • Entertainers
  • Book-mobile volunteers
  • Adult Day Care Services assistants
  • Spiritual support volunteers
  • Horticulture Therapy assistants

 

Getting Started is Easy!

If you're interested in volunteering at Levindale, submit an application today! Depending on your flexibility, you could start volunteering within two weeks from the day you submit your application. 

What's in it for YOU?

Whether you want to work directly with patients, using counseling, nursing or creative art skills; help with children, pets or plants; or work behind the scenes assisting our business, support services, and administrative offices, Levindale has a place for you. We offer opportunities for individual volunteers, civic groups, and organizations. You can learn new skills, refine old ones and know your efforts are helping those most in need. Levindale also offers flexible hours, convenient for even the busiest schedule.

Junior Volunteer Program

Levindale hosts an active junior volunteer program, a year-round opportunity for young people. Junior volunteers gain experience and education in a variety of healthcare professions. Student service learning hours can be also accumulated.

History of the program at Levindale

Levindale has earned professional and national recognition for its commitment to providing a wide range of services while addressing the special needs of the elderly. Equally important is Levindale's concern for the residents' quality of life. As the first registered Eden Alternative facility in Maryland, Levindale is proud of its efforts to bring plants, pets, children, and fun into the everyday life of its residents.

Volunteers play a vital role in helping to make this possible. Their skills, concern and compassion help enrich the lives of Levindale's patients and allow the healthcare team to deliver patient care more efficiently and effectively.

Volunteering at Levindale provides fulfillment that comes from knowing one's efforts are not merely appreciated, but really do make a difference!

For More Information

Contact Keiona Gorham, Volunteer Services Coordinator
Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center
Phone: 410-601-2269
Email: kgorham@lifebridgehealth.org

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Mission, Vision, and Values

Our Mission

Levindale is a geriatric center and hospital dedicated to providing superior service for the aging, frail and ill in institutional, community and home settings. As an advocate for the elderly, Levindale accepts a leadership role in defining and developing, in collaboration with other agencies, a comprehensive continuum of nursing, medical and social services within the Jewish community of the Baltimore metropolitan area. Programs are operated within the values inherent in Judaism pursuant to Levindale's charter. As part of our Eden Alternative and Neighborhood Model programs, we are committed to creating an environment that promotes the celebration of life. L'Chaim (To Life)!

Our Vision

Levindale will expand upon our capacities to be the leader of the community's post-acute and elder care service continuum. We will continue to be committed to developing and providing innovative services for residents and their families in organizational and community settings.

As part of our vision, we embraced the 10 principles of the Eden Alternative philosophy and continue to turn the Neighborhood Model into a reality. We will continue to find fresh, inventive ways to bring variety, spontaneity, empowerment and companionship into the daily life of our community.

Our Values

  • Our existence is built on Judaic values and beliefs.
  • We are committed to the highest standards of quality care and excellence in service.
  • We hold respect for people.
  • We deliver care in a cost-effective manner.
  • We will serve the needs of the community.
  • We are dedicated to advancement through education and research.