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Hospice of the Western Reserve

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Becoming a hospice volunteer is a unique opportunity to have a direct impact on your fellow veterans by continuing the 'Mission’ of service. We invite you to consider volunteering with hospice and palliative care patients who are also Veterans. Hospice of the Western Reserve relies on volunteers to serve the mission of the agency in countless ways.

One way volunteers serve is the program Peaceful and Proud, providing personalized care to Veterans at the end of life. Through this program, Hospice of the Western Reserve volunteers assist Veterans with Veteran-to-Veteran volunteer pairing, gratitude for military service with an Honored Veteran Recognition Ceremony, spiritual care, storytelling, or expressive therapies using music and art.

Volunteer education sessions are held frequently throughout Northeastern Ohio. Veterans wishing to work with patients and their families attend a total of 4 sessions of education. There are also opportunities to participate in Veterans events in the community, which require only 1 session of education.

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About Hospice of the Western Reserve

Location:

17876 Saint Clair Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44110, US

Mission Statement

Hospice of the Western Resreve provides palliative end-of-life care, caregiver support, and bereavement services throughout Northern Ohio. In celebration of the individual worth of each life, we strive to relieve suffering, enhance comfort, promote quality of life, foster choice in end-of-life care and support effective grieving.

Description

Hospice of the Western Reserve provides care for patients where ever they call home, whether that be at home, in a nursing home, assisted living, one of our inpatient units, or in a hospital. Care is provided regardless of ability to pay. We use a team approach where volunteers are of equal importance to all other members of the team.

Hospice of the Western Reserve serves Northern Ohio with offices in Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage, Stark, and Summit counties.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Various locationsRavenna, OH 44266

(41.15756,-81.24205)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible, based on volunteer's flexibility
  • 2 step TB test required for patient interaction

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