Patient/Family Support: Enhance the quality of life for patients and their families in their homes or in a facility such as one of the PIH Health Hospice Houses. Provide companionship, a listening ear and practical assistance. Befriend patients by sharing hobbies, reading to them and offering emotional support. Help families by sitting wtih patients to provide them a much needed break from their duties.
In-Patient Unit: Give comfort and care to patients at one of our two hospice houses. Volunteers support and reassure family members, prepare rooms for new patients, answer call lights, provide companionship including reading a book.
Administrative Support: Volunteers provide support to office personnel and departments in such areas as clerical and record keeping. Projects may include mailings, data entry, phone support, filing, making copies and special events.
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age to apply as a Hospice Volunteer
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Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- 1 shift per week and a 1 year committment
- TB test and successful completion of a background check is required