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.
Use what you have learned in the classroom to help improve the quality of life for hospice patients. Utilize free time to be compassionate and genuine in order to reduce terminally ill patients’ loneliness and isolation. Please help us keep our patients happy and comfortable as they reach the end of their life due to a variety of health conditions including: cancer, Alzheimer’s, etc.
How can you benefit by being a volunteer?
Build your resume: Volunteer experience shows proof of motivation, commitment, initiative, dependability, and flexibility
Develop interpersonal skills
Increase meaning and purpose in your life
Experience significant opportunities for growth and development
Responsibilities of Companion volunteers:
Contribute to our patients' quality of life
Attend to Patients' Needs
Communicate with Nurses by keeping them Up to Date about each Patient visited
Maintain Patients' Confidentiality
Travel and Visit patients in facilities in an area near you
Read to them, give hand massage, assist in life review or memory building
We offer you:
FREE TB test and MMR Titer
Extremely flexible assignments (anytime you can give is greatly appreciated)
Convenient Orientation and FREE training and that fits your schedule