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Hospice Veteran Volunteers Needed - Southern Wisconsin

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ProMedica Hospice

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Volunteers are the HEART of Heartland Hospice! We are looking for Veterans who live in Janesville, or a surrounding community, to join our growing team of volunteers! We recognize that Veterans share a special bond. The goal of our Vet-to-Vet Volunteer Program is to match Veteran patients with a hospice trained Veteran volunteer who may have a similar background. Veteran volunteers can provide friendly visits to Veteran patients and their families. Others may participate in our We Honor Veterans pinning ceremonies. As a volunteer, you help determine which tasks you’re best suited to perform. Service hours are extremely flexible and scheduled according to your availability and location. If you've got a little extra time to give to a Veteran patient, call or email Heartland Volunteer Coordinator Pam today to learn more about our unique volunteer opportunities: 815-397-3691; Pamela.Ward-Carr@hcr-manorcare.com. We're waiting to hear from you! Veteran Volunteer requirements: must be at least 18 years of age; agree to a background/reference check; have reliable transportation; and attend an orientation where you'll learn about the philosophy of hospice and our company, how to effectively communicate with our patients and their families, and the volunteer role.

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About ProMedica Hospice

Location:

6000 E. State St., Rockford, IL 61107, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission is to improve your health and well-being.

Description

ProMedica Hospice volunteers offer support, companionship and practical, compassionate help. Some interact directly with patients and families. Others prefer to work behind the scenes in the office setting. As a volunteer, you help determine which tasks you’re best suited to perform. The tasks of volunteers include:

  • Helping with office support tasks at the agency
  • Running errands for patients and families
  • Staying with patients so family members can get a much-needed rest
  • Reading, or providing a comforting touch
  • Playing or singing soothing music to patients
  • Keeping vigil with patients in their final hours

These and other tasks are why hospice volunteers are such an essential part of the Heartland experience.

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Heartland HospiceJanesville, WI 53545

(42.73281,-89.02749)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Elder care
  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible - based on your availability

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