The Heart Touch Project

3400 Airport Ave Ste 42, Santa Monica, Ca 90405
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Our missionTo be the leader in training and delivery of compassionate therapeutic touch for medically fragile and terminally ill patients improving the lives for them, their families and their caregivers.

The Heart Touch Project

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Touch Volunteers

Interested in enriching lives? Become a touch volunteer for The Heart Touch Project. We offer a variety of training programs that teach and train volunteers the skills and sensitivities needed to serve medically fragile and terminally ill men, women and children, improving the lives for them, their families and their caregivers. You do not need to be a trained or licensed therapist to volunteer for this opportunity
  • Occasional, Weekly, Monthly
  • 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Indoor
  • Formal
  • Weekdays, Weekends

Social Media Volunteer

Help us stay in touch, spread the news about who we are to sharing our stories of the lives we touch.
  • Occasional, Weekly, Monthly
  • Adults
  • Individuals
  • Indoor
  • None, On-site
  • Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends

Office Help Volunteers

We welcome office and general administration volunteers to help us at the Heart Touch Project office. You can help by regularly supporting our founder, Shawnee Isaac Smith, being assigned to a project or by being 'on call' to come and help when needed. We're always on the lookout for people who have some or all of the following skills:Database entry,MS Office,Great phone manner, andgeneral office tasks (photocopying, sorting, filing, sorting mail, etc.).We provide clear instructions for projects/assignments and there is always someone nearby to answer questions or help. We don't expect our office volunteers to be experts, just willing to learn and commit to helping our team
  • Occasional, Weekly, Monthly
  • 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Office work, Indoor
  • None, On-site
  • Weekdays

Board Member Volunteers

Serving on a board is a wonderful way to support a cause that you care about. But it also can be a powerful way to build your own skills and expertise. Individuals who serve on a our board have the opportunity to develop and grow as leaders, cultivate new skill sets, and expand their network of peers, professionals, and community thought leaders.
  • Occasional, Monthly
  • 21+, 55+
  • Individuals
  • Indoor
  • None, Skilled
  • Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends

PR Volunteers

Develop communications/messaging for newsletters, web, marketing collateral, promotional materials, press release, etc. Assist in looking for media opportunities/coverage.
  • Occasional, Weekly, Monthly
  • 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Indoor
  • None, On-site, Skilled
  • Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends

Fundraising Volunteers

Are you interested in becoming a Fundraising Volunteer? Fundraising can be very rewarding and fun. We have a team of dedicated volunteers who help raise funds needed to serve our patients every year. We raise funds in a variety of ways from special events, campaign awareness, outreach, among other fundraising activities. There are many opportunities for you to become involved from simply helping out when we need an extra pair of hands, seeking out opportunities, thinking of new fundraising ideas to organizing events among other opportunities.
  • Occasional
  • 55+, Adults
  • Individuals, Groups (2-10)
  • Event support
  • None, On-site
  • Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends

Marketing Volunteers

Assist with marketing projects to designing and executing marketing collateral/materials.
  • Occasional, Monthly
  • 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Indoor
  • Skilled
  • Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends
How you helpYour time can make a significant difference in people's lives. Providing compassionate care and empathetic touch to those who are medically fragile or at the end stages of their life is done through the efforts of ordinary people that do extraordinary things.
About usThe Heart Touch Project is a non-profit organization that has been at the forefront of volunteer based healthcare that is dedicated to bringing compassionate, therapeutic touch since 1995. The Heart Touch Project trains physicians, nurses, health aids, massage and physical therapists and chaplains on how to use an empathetic touch that we call the Heart Touch Method. The Heart Touch Method creates a loving, mindful presence with hospitalized and homebound men, women and children.
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