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SouthernCare New Beacon Hospice - Gadsden

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SouthernCare-New Beacon Hospice is looking for volunteers ages 18 and up to help those with life limiting conditions in DeKalb County. Volunteers are needed to help out with small household tasks such as: sweeping, dishes and folding laundry or running errands to pick up groceries, go to post office or pharmacy. NO medical experience is needed as volunteers DO NOT perform nursing duties or dispense medication. Please leave us your NAME, PHONE NUMBER and EMAIL ADDRESS so we can get in touch with you as soon as possible to discuss the benefits of being a SouthernCare volunteer!

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About SouthernCare New Beacon Hospice - Gadsden

Location:

412 S 5th Street, Gadsden, AL 35901, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission - To provide compassionate care and extraordinary service to the patients and the families we serve. Our Vision - To be the best in class provider of clinically innovative healthcare services in the home. Our Values - Be authentic, Show compassion, Embrace accountability, Champion successes--big and small, Innovate for the future. Our Philosophy - Commitment to our patients, leadership and excellence as defined above. We recognize the unique physical, emotional and spiritual needs of each person. We strive to extend the highest level of courtesy and service to patients, families/caregivers, customers, visitors and each other. SouthernCare New Beacon Hospice in Gadsden, AL is an ACHC accredited hospice.

Description

If you are searching for a way to make a difference in the lives of others, you belong here. Hospice volunteers are a valuable part of our care team. From providing companionship at a patient’s bedside, to running errands, assisting with administrative duties or creating gifts for patients and their families, one of our volunteer coordinators will help you discover the best fit for you. It is small deeds of kindness that so profoundly enhance the lives of our patients and those who love them.

Volunteering requires no medical experience and no hands on medical care is provided by volunteers. Volunteer candidates go through interview and screening processes to ensure the safety of our patients and their families. All hospice volunteers are given assignments that best suit their time, location, skills and interests. Training includes scheduled sessions, individual training, online education and on-site training for groups and organizations.

"Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give." - Eleanor Roosevelt

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Fort Payne, AL 35967

(34.4112,-85.70511)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Bereavement Support
  • Reading / Writing
  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • Administrative Support

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • A few hours a month
  • Background check, Drug test, TB skin test (all provided by SouthernCare); Transportation, Car insurance, Driver's license

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