Anaheim: Hospice Volunteer to Visit Lonely Patient 1 Hour a Week


(33.827606,-117.907326)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Anaheim, CA 92805Anaheim, CA 92805

About

Our volunteers enhance the quality of life by providing different types of support to hospice patients and their loved ones. This can include keeping a patient company to ease loneliness. Volunteers focus on what is important to the individual patient, perhaps reading, playing music, playing games, sharing memories or participating in a special hobby.

The holidays are especially difficult for some: this patient very lonely, lives in Anaheim, and would LOVE a friendly visit now and then.

Please know that our hospice volunteers do not provide hands-on care; often the most important thing they do is just "be there" for patients to reassure them they are not alone, to hold a hand, to offer a smile, or to just listen. The personal rewards are enormous, and volunteers usually feel they gain more than they have been able to give.

Please respond for an immediate application; from there we can get the ball rolling, ASAP!

Sound good? Please say "yes!'

Gerri

Skills

  • Hospice Care

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour/week
  • Training, background check, TB test

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