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Heartland Hospice Services

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Army! Navy! Coast Guard! Air Force! Marines!!

Are you a Veteran searching for a way in which you can honor those brave women and men who served before you? At Heartland Hospice, we are always in need of Veterans from each branch of military service to visit with patients and families who are on the hospice journey. We have an increasing number of patients who are veterans, who desire the companionship of fellow veterans for connection and with whom they can share stories .

Veteran volunteers serve a vital role because of their shared experience and mutual understanding. Various opportunities for Veteran involvement include:

  • extending socialization and emotional support to patients and families in need
  • sitting vigil at the bedside of actively dying individuals to ensure that they do not die alone
  • offering assistance with veteran recognition ceremonies , which celebrate the sacrifice and
  • commitment of the service women and men we provide care for
  • administrative assistance in our office setting

You decide your visit schedule and location of service and we'll support you with training and individualized mentoring.

Your visits will make a difference in the lives of these heroes who want to tell their story while they still can. Contact us today for more information!

Please review our website for further details by following the link below. An application for volunteering can also be downloaded there:

https://www.heartlandhospice.com/find-an-agency/heartland-hospice-services-of-baltimore/?contentIdString=14460

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About Heartland Hospice Services

Location:

4 East Rolling Crossroads, # 307, Baltimore, MD 21228, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Heartland Hospice is to provide quality hospice care to patientse with a limited life expectancy, as well as support to their caregivers. The quality of life for those we serve is enhanced through specialized supportive care designed to meet the needs of the body, mind and spirit. Care is provided by an interdisciplinary team consisting of the Medical Director, Registered Nurse, Health Aide, Social Worker,Chaplain and Volunteers. Heartland Hospice strives to provide care to all who are eligible and need hospice care regardless of ability to pay.

Description

Volunteers offer services in both our office setting and in the field directly engaging with patients and families.

A multitude of our volunteers provide emotional & spiritual support through friendly visits patients within their homes or care facilities. These volunteers offer compassionate companionship, advocacy and outreach to patients and families through conversation, reading, relief sitting, letter writing, running errands, assistance with hobbies, music enrichment and art and other forms of sensory stimulation. Another volunteer opportunity includes sitting vigil with patients who are actively dying and who have no family present with them.

Volunteers serve in Baltimore City & County, Anne Arundel, Howard and Harford Counties.

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

7001 Johnnycake RoadSuite 204Windsor Mill, MD 21244

(39.30622,-76.75504)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible, 3 visits per month Minimum
  • Application Paperwork, Background Check & References, TB Skin Test required/provided, Hospice Volunteer Orientation

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