The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Patient visitation, life review, discuss hobbies & interests, current events, read or sing to patient, accompany patient outside if appropriate, companionship & socialization, monitor & report progress to hospice team. May sit with patient while caregiver runs errands, but no hands-on care. Communication with hospice team and dependability for patients and families. Compassionate, caring, good listening skills, able to sit quietly at times if needed. Interest in others & their life stories, own transportation, able to complete & mail in documentation after each visit.
Reading / Writing
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
2 hours per month per patient, minimum
TB testing annually, CPR certification, application and drug screening