Bereavement/Grief Support Volunteer


(44.9323,-89.61575)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

2402 Grand AvenueWausau, WI 54403

Someone that's hurting is looking forward to meeting you!

About

Duties: Bereavement volunteers perform duties in the following areas: Provide regular contact to caregivers by telephone calls or visits during the 13 months following the death of a patient as indicated in the individual plan of care. Assist the bereaved during the holidays, anniversaries and special occasions in a personalized way. Help plan and participate in the annual Memorial Service. Assist Bereavement Coordinator Qualifications: The volunteer must have patience, compassion, flexibility and good active listening skills are needed. Bereavement Volunteers need to be able to establish and maintain boundaries. The volunteer must be able to put the patient's interests first. Being well grounded and possessing good common sense are important.

Skills

  • Problem Solving
  • People Skills
  • Data Entry
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours per month
  • An ear to listen and a compassionate heart.
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