The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
This volunteer will be training to go into hospice patients homes and provide companionship and emotional support to the patient while the caregiver steps out for a couple of hours. This volunteer will be trained to go into hospice patients homes and home like settings to provide companionship and emotional support to the patient while the caregiver runs errands. All required training is covered by Alacare including basic Alacare training, drug screen, background check, 2 step TB skin test and Hep. B vaccine. This volunteer will be mentored by the volunteer and community relations coordinator until comfortable and confident to be independent.