Hospice Patient Care Volunteer


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

15130 Ventura Blvd Suite 304Sherman Oaks, CA 91403


About

Sacred Life Hospice is searching for compassionate individuals willing to donate a little time and friendship to those affected by terminal illness in the San Fernando Valley and surrounding areas. If you are ready to become a part of an amazing program where you can make a true difference, Hospice volunteering is for you.

Volunteers serve as a member of the hospice team by sharing skills and interests in a manner that provides comfort and enriches the quality of life for those served. Volunteers serve on a regularly scheduled basis and provide the following:

Support services - companionship, friendly visiting, active listening, bedside sitting, letter writing.
Sharing hobbies and special interests - reading, gardening, listening to music, sports, travel, crafts, etc.
Assisting with errands - grocery shopping, picking up prescriptions and supplies, banking.
Transport patient/family - appointments, shopping, social outings.
Homemaking tasks - light housekeeping, dishes, laundry, meal preparation, child care.

Position Qualifications:

1. Mature individual, supportive of the hospice concept, comfortable with his/her own spirituality and willing to serve others in a volunteer capacity.
2. Successful completion of the hospice's volunteer training and orientation program.
3. Previous volunteer experience may be helpful.
4. Ability to work within the interdisciplinary group.
5. Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization requirements and is in good working order.

Skills

  • Hospice Care

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 months
  • Transportation

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