Vigil Volunteers needed - Sit at bedside of actively dying hospice patient


(33.7255,-117.911)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Various Locations throughout Orange CountySanta Ana, CA 92704

About

Evercare Hospice and Palliative Care are currently looking for 11 th Hour Volunteers also known as Vigil Volunteers to assist in supporting patients during their final hours of the actively dying stage. Our hope would be that "no one dies alone". Volunteers will help in creating peaceful surroundings, sharing in silence with patient and family. Offering a calm and peaceful presence, or possibly being an active listener if that is needed. You could play soft music or read something inspirational. It is also important to provide relief to caregivers or family members or to listen to family share stories about their loved one and lastly you can help the family say good-bye to their loved one. Specialized training and ongoing support are provided by our Interdisciplinary Team of Physicians, nurses, socials workers and chaplains. You will need to attend our regular volunteer training class as well as specialized training for the 11 th Hour Program, Submit to a TB test, drug screening and background check. Special Program for Special People

Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • TB test and drug screening mandatory
  • Hep B vaccination optional

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