Hospice Volunteer, Companion, Huntingdon PA


(40.49458,-78.0128)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

1229 Warm Springs AveHuntingdon, PA 16652
SouthernCare

About

SouthernCare Hospice's Team Altoona provide compassionate end of life care to residents of Blair, Bedford, Cambria, Huntingdon, and Centre counties as well as parts of Clearfield, Somerset, Indiana, and Fulton counties.

This position is for a volunteer interested in providing direct patient care hours through friendly visits 1:1 with our hospice patients in Huntingdon county. Some examples of responsibilities may include reading, socialization, companionship, emotional support, crafts, watching tv with the patient, etc. *All onboarding expenses are paid by SouthernCare.*

Each volunteer brings their own individual life experiences to each patient, caregiver, and family. Our goal as a team is to emphasize the quality of life for our patients. A volunteer can make the final days, weeks, or months of a person's life truly meaningful. Consider learning more about SouthernCare's Volunteer Program today!

Skills

  • Hospice Care
  • Case Work / Management
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Nursing
  • Social Work

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Typical Time Commitment: 2-4 hours/month
  • CPR Training, Drug Screening, FBI Fingerprintng, TB Skin Test (All Paid by Agency)

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