Hospice Companion Volunteer-Do you love to read mysteries?


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

ElkhartSouth BendMishawakaElkhart, South Bend, Mishawaka, IN 46514


About

Our patients love to have books read to them. One in particuler in the Mishawaka area, loves short mystery stories.

Some of the most caring and compassionate volunteers are those who have walked through a serious illness with a loved one. As a companion volunteer for our hospice patients, you will serve the emotional, spirtual and physical needs of our patients and their families.

Typical companion activities might include watching TV, playing games, reading, praying or sharing music. You might also provide a few hours of much needed respite care for a family member.

Our training program is designed to give our volunteers an insight into hospice philosophy, as well as give you tools to begin providing companionship to our patients. We provide all necessary training and screenings at no cost to the volunteers. Reliable transportation is desired. We offer flexible scheduling at nearby facilities and homes.

Skills

  • Baking
  • Elder care
  • Reading / Writing

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • up to 8 hours per month-schedule is flexible
  • Drug Screen, under 18 with an adult, online or book training.

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