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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

600 West Ridge Road1155 N. 4th StreetServing Smyth, Wythe & Bland Counties in VirginiaWytheville, VA 24382

Hospice of SWVA serving Smyth, Wythe, & Bland Counties in Virginia

About

The Patient services Volunteer will be responsible for providing patient services support services to patients and their families, to the professional staff, and to the organization.The patient services volunteer will have a special commitment to the patients and families at the most difficult time in their lives.The patient services volunteer will provide essential support in direct patient care, support for family members, office assistance, and many other areas.Patient services volunteers must embody the essence of hospice philosophy, and are essential to the successful operation of any hospice program.Patient services volunteers may choose the area in which they prefer to function and the hours they are willing to donate.The patient services volunteer must possess the abiity to assess data reflective of the patient’s requirements relative to his/her age specific needs.Provide emotional support to patients and familiesProvide practical support to patients and families (including household tasks, cooking, yard work, grocery shopping, etc.)Provide respite for caregivers

Skills

  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • People Skills
  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours per week
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