We have volunteer opportunities available for you! We NEED people (age 16 and up) interested in direct patient visits for companionship, caregiver respite, small household tasks, etc. FLEXIBLE SCHEDULES! We also need crafters, bakers and other artistic people for special projects. There are also opportunities available that do not include direct visits with patients. I will be happy to talk with you about our Volunteer Program!
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Amedisys Hospice
8160 Decker Lane, Montgomery, AL 36117, US
The mission of Amedisys is to provide cost-efficient, quality hospice services to the patient's entrusted to our care.
Direct Activities Include:
Providing companionship to patients and/or caregivers
Shopping for patients/caregivers
Reading to or writing letters for patients
Collecting and arranging donated flowers(i.e. from flower shops, funeral homes)
Craft projects with patients and/or delivery to patients
Care calls/tuck-in calls
Spiritual prayer calls
Videoing reports and introductions of team/staff for family members who live far away
Delivering supplies or equipment to patients' homes or running other errands to relieve staff
Support to family members
Support at the time of death
Helping patients decorate/un-decorate at time of holidays
Holiday baking with patients and their families
Christmas caroling at patient’s home
Creating holiday decorations
A hospice volunteer helps fill that gap by being a companion who understands the process of dying and provides compassion, comic relief and conversation; there will be no hands-on medical or patient care required or allowed.