We Honor Veterans! with our Veteran Companion Program


(43.03482,-88.13848)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

various locations within Milw & Wauk Counties325 N Corporate DrSuite 260Brookfield, WI 53045

Allay volunteers & staff await the arrival of the Stars & Stripes Honor Flight on their return to Milwaukee, WI to thank them for the sacrifices they have made for our freedom.

About

At Allay Home and Hospice we believe that our Veterans have done everything asked of them in their mission to serve our country and feel that it is never too late to give them a hero's welcome home.

We are looking for Veteran and active military individuals who are willing to provide support and companionship to others at the end-of-life. Veterans share a common language, code of conduct and honor and thus can form a camaraderie that goes beyond their civilian roles. Once paired with hospice patients who also have a military background, Veteran volunteers have a unique ability to relate to and connect with each patient to create a comforting environment where life review and healing may occur.

Veteran Volunteers may also assist Allay staff in the development of or by participating in activities such as: Veteran Recognition Events, Memorial Services, Community Outreach, Veteran's History Project or Legacy Program.

Allay is a proud partner of the We Honor Veterans Program (WHV). WHV was developed by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in collaboration with the Dept. of Veterans Affairs, to empower hospice professionals to meet the unique needs of dying Veterans. Through WHV, Allay staff and volunteers learn how to accompany Veterans and guide them through their life stories toward a peaceful ending.

Skills

  • Customer Service
  • People Skills
  • Elder care
  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible scheduling based on your availability
  • TB testing and Drug testing on-hire
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