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!
The mission of SouthernCare New Beacon Hospice is to honor life and offer compassion to individuals and their families when facing a life-limiting illness. We are dedicated to enhancing the care of all in the community and serve as a symbolic reminder that life is to be lived until you die. SouthernCare New Beacon Gadsden is an ACHC accredited hospice.
At SouthernCare New Beacon Hospice in Gadsden, we care for appoximately 125 patients a day in private homes, skilled nursing facilities and assisted living communities. Hospice volunteers provide valuable support to our staff through administrative work in the office and non-medical patient support in the home. Assisting with errands helps a tired family cope with their many challenges. Simply holding a patient’s hand can ease their mind and comfort their spirit. Volunteering takes no medical training or great commitment. The volunteer team is managed by the Volunteer Coordinator who will train you, assign activities, be your point of contact with any questions or concerns and provide ongoing education and support in your volunteer journey. Our volunteer team is comprised of many unique invdividuals from college students, stay at home moms, to retirees. The need for new volunteers is constant and the opportunities are endless!
Health & Medicine
We'll work with your schedule.
DeKalb CountyCollinsville, AL35961
August 20, 2020
Reading / Writing
Verbal / Written Communication
Driver's License Needed
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