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Palliative Care Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Portland Providence ElderPlace

  • 97 people are interested

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 outside of their living environment or do patient care as a volunteer).

Qualifications:

  • Dependability
  • Compassion
  • Flexibility
  • 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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About Portland Providence ElderPlace

Location:

4531 SE Belmont Street Suite 100, Portland, OR 97213, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Providence ElderPlace is to keep participants as active and healthy in their communities as long as possible by providing a wide range of health and social services.

Description

Providence ElderPlace is an innovative program of health care and social services for older adults. Our model of care is known as PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly). Nationally, PACE programs keep older adults as healthy as possible in the community by providing comprehensive health care and social services including: primary and specialty medical care, a day health program, social work services, rehabilitation, housing (if necessary) and much more.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
People with Disabilities
Seniors
Community, People with Disabilities, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4400 NE Halsey StPortland, OR 97213

(45.53282,-122.61763)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Must have Covid Vaccination plus one booster shot.

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