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Elara Caring

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Make a real difference in someone's life!

Great Lakes Caring Hospice, a leading care provider in the Midwest, is looking for compassionate volunteers willing to donate their time to provide exceptional end-of-life care to local hospice patients and their families. Great Lakes Caring Hospice is looking for Companion Volunteers who will visit patients in local nursing facilities or in private homes. The Companion Volunteer will provide companionship, play cards/games, watch TV, take the patient out into the garden area for fresh air, read to patient, etc. There is no physical care involved.

Hours are very flexible, weekdays, evenings or weekends. Typically, we ask that you visit your assigned patient 1-2 hours per week.

For more information, contact Nancy Hicks at (517) 513-1059 or nhicks@greatlakescaring.com

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About Elara Caring

Location:

630 Kenmoor, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, US

Mission Statement

Elara Caring Hospice encourages a philosophy of care that assists patients, caregivers, family and friends during the final stages of terminal illness. We promote dignity and emphasize quality of life for those who choose to die in familiar surroundings with the ones they love. Right time, Right place, Right Hospice.

Description

Time is our most precious gift. Share your gift with a Hospice patient.

Time is limited, yet of eternal value. What makes it so is how you use it and to whom you give it. Share your gift of time with a patient on their end-of-life journey. No special skills are necessary, just a listening ear and an open heart. It will be some of the most rewarding time you’ll ever spend.

Elara Caring Hospice is currently looking for Volunteers: Companion Volunteers, Pet Therapy, Veteran Volunteers, Office Volunteers, and Crafting Volunteers. We have patients in need in outlying areas as well as the Grand Rapids Area. These areas include Grand Rapids, Big Rapids, Wayland/ Hastings, Greenville, Rockford, Holland, and Saugatuck/Douglas.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Various Holland Area LocationsHolland, MI 49423

(42.78753,-86.10893)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Healthcare
  • Storytelling
  • Elder care
  • Hospice Care
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Six months preferred.
  • Time is our most precious gift. Share your gift with a Hospice patient.

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