Volunteer with Hebrew SeniorLife Hospice--Spring Training begins May 4th!


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

80 Newbridge WayDedham, MA 02026


About

Volunteer at Hebrew SeniorLife Hospice Care and enrich your life while bringing comfort to others. Our community-based hospice serves the Greater Boston Jewish community and others who value the quality of care that Hebrew SeniorLife is known for providing. We are looking for you if you are: a caring person who is able to be present emotionally, spiritually, and physically for others at difficult times; you have had experience with death that is inspiring you to give comfort and help to others; you are reliable and a good communicator; you are able to travel to people's homes in surrounding communities; and, you have that special 'something' that makes a hospice volunteer invaluable to the lives of our patients, families, and our team. We offer extensive training and support and consider you a part of our dedicated team of nurses, social workers, and spiritual caregivers. We are based at our home office in Dedham, MA and serve surrounding communities. Do you have special skills like Reiki, music, massage? Train to be a hospice volunteer and utilize your talents to ease the way for hospice patients and their families. We provide a 20-hour group training program over seven weeks. Minimum service commitment of 2 hours weekly at times convenient for you. Background check, health screening, monthly support/education groups.

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • English
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Russian

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 20 hrs training in 7 sessions; 2+ hrs service wkly
  • Monthly support groups; travel to patients' homes

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