5 Reasons to Volunteer with Brighton
1) Develop new skills 2) Help a cause that lights you up 3) Meet new people
4) Connect with your community 5) Expand your horizons
Brighton Hospice is currently looking for volunteers in the WEST METRO (Excelsior, Deephaven, Wayzata, and Waconia) to spend time with our patients and families. Some of the activities a volunteer may participate in include, but are not limited to: listening to patient's concerns, being a comforting and supportive presence, holding a hand, baking a cake, listening to cherished memories, giving a hug, being a shoulder to lean on, touching a heart, baking treats, reminiscing with patients, playing board or card games, discussing current events, running errands or doing light housekeeping for the patient and family, encouraging patient to tell his/her life story and recording it on paper or recorder, allowing time for caregivers to take care of themselves, informing hospice staff of the needs of the hospice patient and family, playing music, helping take care of pets, writing notes and memories for patient, sewing or knitting together, reading aloud, writing letters, arts and crafts, scrapbooking, journaling patient's past experiences, painting patient's nails, cooking with/for patient, lawn work, massaging patient's hands, etc.