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Compassionate Care Hospice - Bronx NY

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Compassionate Care Hospice Team
CCH Clinical Team and Volunteers for 2015 National Volunteer week activities

Patient Care Volunteer: provide compassionate companionship and emotional support for Hospice patients and their families. Some examples of what our volunteers have or are doing: conversation & Deep Active Listening ("I'm so angry/sad/scared I'm dying"; "I'm deeply spiritual and need someone to talk to about what's happening to me now"); culturally diverse activities - music (discussing, playing Bolero music/songs for Puerto Rican patients, Gospel for Baptist patients, opera for Italian patients); craft activities w/ children (memory/legacy book for grandchildren of patient; games, drawing music activities w/ patient's children); spiritual conversation, activities (discussing Koran, end of life beliefs w/ Muslim patient and family, bible study w/ Christian patients); "comfort" activities (singing, poetry, music, painting nails/brushing hair, holding hands, saying "I love you"); celebrate! (holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, decorate rooms).

Music Therapy Volunteer: Use your voice or musical talent to heal and comfort.

Pet Therapy Volunteer: Your team of you and your dog will make "therapy" visits with our Hospice patients.

Art Therapy Volunteer: Use your drawing, painting, sculpting, graphic arts skills to engage Hospice patients or provide legacies for family members.

Alternative Therapy Volunteer: Use your special passion and skill to support Hospice patients and their families:

Massage Therapy

Accupuncture

Reiki / Energy Therapy

Yoga / Meditation

Aroma & Sound Therapy

Office / Administrative Volunteer: assist in the day-to-day administrative tasks of a manged care Hospice operation

Bereavement Volunteer: assist surviving family with loss and grief issues; bereavement mailings; assist chaplain, bereavement coordinator or social worker with psycho-social, emotional, spiritual support.

End of Life Support for Veterans: "Veteran-centric" end-of-life support. CCH is a Level Four (highest level) participant in the Hospice-Veterans Partnership and We Honor Veterans Program.

Comprehensive training and supervision provided for all Volunteer positions.

More opportunities with Compassionate Care Hospice - Bronx NY

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

Health & Medicine Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

369 East 148th St. -BasementIn and around the borough of the Bronx, New YorkBronx, NY 10455

(40.815918,-73.91909)
 

SKILLS

  • Spiritual Healing
  • Massage Therapy
  • Veteran Care
  • Animal Therapy
  • Music Arts
  • Acupuncture

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 months - 1 year
  • Social Security number and health immunizations required.

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