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.
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!
Case Work / Management
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Typical Time Commitment: 2-4 hours/month
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