Palliative Care Volunteer: The role of the ElderPlace Palliative Care Volunteer is to visit our participants and provide companionship and emotional support and comfort to our participants during weekly visits. Visits occur in different living situations such as in the home, hospital, EP housing sites, Adult foster care homes, Residential care homes, Assisting Living homes & Skilled nursing facilities. This support can include light hand massaging, hand holding, talking, listening or enjoying the silence of the person you are visiting. At times, you may be asked to take short walks or even walk the dog if asked and you are comfortable doing so. (Palliative care volunteers may not escort participants via car or do housekeeping as a volunteer).
- Impartial to different living situations
- Ability to engage with many types of people
- Ability to engage with participants at end of life process
- Willingness to commit to one year of volunteer service
- 21 years of age
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Requirements & Commitment