Kindred - Spokane, WA - Visit, read to, reminisce with hospice patients


(47.787235,-117.46448)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Spokane County AreaSpokane, WA 99208


About

At Kindred, volunteers are indispensable to the patients and families we serve, and are key members of our hospice care team.

WHAT VOLUNTEERS CAN DO
--Visit patients in a facility or in their homes.
--Take their certified therapy dogs to visit patients.
--Assist with administrative tasks in the office or from your home.
--Bake birthday cakes for patients.
--Create & send personalized cards to cheer patients.
--Knit, crochet or sew lap blankets, shawls and other comfort items for patients.
--Be present with a patient.
--Provide grief and bereavement support by sending cards, making calls, or helping in the office.

ORIENTATION
Kindred volunteers are trained in the goals and philosophy of hospice care, as well as the care and comfort of the hospice patient.

Orientation sessions are held monthly at the Kindred offices, 22820 E. Appleway Ave. Liberty Lake, WA 99019, or at a location convenient for an individual or group interested in volunteering.

Through caring, compassion, and time given to hospice patients, our volunteers continue to make an invaluable contribution to community, personal emotional and spiritual growth, and greater appreciation for life.

Training provided. Background check & TB screening required (at Kindred's expense).

Skills

  • Patient Care
  • People Skills
  • Elder care
  • Reading / Writing
  • Hospice Care

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible schedule, 2-4 hours once a week

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