Great Opportunity for Healthcare Students!
29 people are interested
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
Receive Internship Credit (if applicable-unpaid)
About Hospice Compassus
200 Campbell Drive, Suite 106, Willingboro, NJ 08046, US
Helping the community to ensure those with life-limiting illnesses face their journey with comfort, dignity and compassion in the warm and loving presence of family, friends and caregivers.
Hospice Compassus serves a nationwide network of community-based hospice programs outside of Nashville in Brentwood TN, with more than 90 programs in the U.S. Hospice care help manage pain and symptoms associated with terminal illness - physical, emotional, social and spiritual. And at the heart of Hospice Compassus, we focus on compassionate options to exhaustive treatments, incorporating the wishes of patients and loved ones in all end of life decisions.
We'll work with your schedule.
Passaic AveWest Caldwell, NJ 07006
- Hospice Care
- Elder care
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 2-4 hours per week
- TB Testing, MMR Titers - Provided Free