Open Heart? Compassionate Presence? Become a Sojourn Hospice Volunteer!


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

1879 Lundy AvenueSuite 123San Jose, CA 95131

About

Sojourn Hospice is committed to helping our clients live as comfortably and fully as possible in the last stage of their lives. We are looking for people, 18 years old and up, with open hearts and compassionate presence to train as Hospice Volunteers for our clients and families receiving End of Life care. Volunteers receive 16-18 hours of in depth training before offering services such as visiting in homes or facilities and providing companionship. Volunteer services include, reading to clients, providing emotional support to clients and families, listening to stories, having conversations, running light errands, being thier hands and feet when their own aren't working well anymore, gardening, walking a dog, etc. We hold our volunteers in high esteem and welcome them as a vital part of our team. You will brighten someone's day in a very meaningful way! Please contact us to learn more about offering your special gift of kindness.

Skills

  • Cosmetology
  • Massage Therapy
  • People Skills
  • Music Therapy
  • Public Advocacy
  • Cross-cultural Communication

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours per week minimum for 1 year
  • Ages 18

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