LIJMC has a PEACE program: Patient Engagement And Communication Enhancement
Our volunteers receive additional training to provide support, comfort, orientation as needed to our patients in various inpatient locations. We are looking for retirees who can provide longer term involvement with the program.
Applicants: You will want to have patient contact ( non clincial, of course) and you are comfortable communicating with all ages. Our program emphasizes patient centered care and volunteers are always looking to meet the needs of our patients.
Requirements: excellent communication skills, an understanding of the needs/fears/expectations of patients very helpful. A second language helpful, also.
- People Skills
- Music Therapy
- Animal Therapy
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 40
- Orientation or Training
- 3-4 hour shifts available, evening/weekends too!
- walking, standing for periods