Show Love to Others as a Hospice Volunteer! (Canton, Marietta, Jasper, Kennesaw & Surrounding Areas)


(34.2298,-84.7891)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Areas around Canton, Jasper and Cherokee CountyAreas around Woodstock, Acworth and KennesawAreas around Marietta and Powder SpringsCartersville, GA 30121

About

Volunteers serve as members of the hospice team by sharing their skills and interest with our patients and their families. This may involve just sitting and listening to a patient in his/her home or in an assisted living facility. It may involve singing or playing music for a patient, doing a craft, reading scripture, a story or book, or just being a friend to someone who cannot get out to see others. It may involve organizing or cleaning a home. It may be just sitting with a patient that cannot be left alone so that a family member can go to the grocery store. What you do as a volunteer is so very important to these patients and their families.

Volunteers will not be asked to do anything that they are uncomfortable doing. Our volunteer coordinator will work with you to accomodate your schedule. You communicate when you are available and what you are comfortable doing. We look for win/win situations... happy volunteers and therefore happy patients!

We have a volunteer program which is supervised by our dedicated Volunteer Coordinator. Many people want to give back and help others. Volunteers help in many ways.

Volunteers may provide non-medical service to patients and families (home visits, errands, shopping, transportation, light housekeeping, child care, relief for caregiver).

RESPONSIBILITIES FOR DIRECT-CARE/BEREAVEMENT VOLUNTEERS:

Provide non-medical services to patients and families such as companionship, reading, listening, helping with errands, shopping, transportation, light housekeeping, child care and relief for caregiver.

Volunteers may provide administrative services to the hospice.

RESPONSIBILITIES FOR OFFICE VOLUNTEERS:
* Answer telephones
* Audit and file charts
* Assist with mail-outs and special projects
* Data entry
* Run Errands
* Participate in support groups for volunteers
* Document services as directed
* Attend continuing education and in-service training
* Communicate with Volunteer Coordinator regarding assignments

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please call our volunteer coordinator at

Office 770-704-0456

Skills

  • Administrative Support
  • Housekeeping
  • Patient Care
  • Storytelling
  • Music Arts
  • Hospice Care

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • As little as 2 hr/month up to 40+ hr/month
  • A heart that cares for others and wants to make a difference!

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