Hospice Volunteers Needed in the Attleboro Area!!


(42.32405,-71.26105)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

40 washington StreetSuite 100Wellesley Hills, MA 02481

About

Hospice volunteers needed to provide companionship and emotional support to patients and families according to the patients plan of care. Hospice patients are individuals with terminal life-limiting illnesses with the life of expectancy of 6 months or less. Volunteer support maybe in the form of activities, conversation, handholding or simple presence bedside. Volunteers have the opportunity to develop on going relationships with patients and families throughout their illness, or may be involved in short term "vigil" relationships

Compassion and empathy for individuals and families dealing with end of life issues are all that is truly required.

Volunteers must meet the employer human resource requirements of a CORI background check, clear urine drug screen, and a "2 step" TB screening ( as required by MA health regulations.

Orientation and training is provided on hospice philosophy, end of life issues, the dying process, and working with various disciplines.

Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours per month
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