Compassionate Hospice Volunteers Needed (ABQ, NM area)


(35.105,-106.57695)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

6000 Uptown Blvd, NE #104Albuquerque,, NM 87110


About

"Volunteers: the Heart of Hospice"

Seeking compassionate, conscientious individuals to provide support to patients and their families who are in the last months of their lives.

Good listeners and good conversationalists in New Mexico---Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Gallup, Grants, Las Vegas (NM), Socorro, Belen, Los Lunas, Espanola, East Mountains (Edgewood, Tijeras, Estancia) urgently needed. Also seeking special services such as hairdressers, massage therapists, acupuncturists, musicians, Spanish & Navajo speakers. Administrative, clerical, special events volunteers also welcome. Pet/animal lovers also needed for assistance in feeding and walking patient’s pets.

Training and support provided.

COMMITMENT: 1-2 hrs.. 2 to 4 times per month

QUALIFICATIONS: Compassion, heart, empathy, creative, flexible. Must pass background test, TB test and fingerprinting. Must have own transportation.

Must be 18 years or older.

THIS IS A POSITION WITH MANY REWARDS FOR VERY SPECIAL PEOPLE!

Contact Volunteer Coordinators:

Maria.Amaya@hospicecom.com or

Maria.Garcia@hospicecom.com

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Elder care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Music Arts
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Hospice Care

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 2-4 visits per month
  • TB test, fingerprinting, quarterly inservice training
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