Music Volunteers Needed


(42.35007,-71.220)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

25 Armory Stwest newton, MA 02465

About

Hospice volunteers (18 years of age or older) needed for our Multiple locations including West Newton, Needham and Attleboro area. patients are individuals with terminal life-limiting illnesses with a life expectancey of 6 months or less. Volunteer support maybe in the form of conversation, listening or playing music such as acustic guitar, flute, or other forms of soothing music . simple presence at the bedside for companionship. Volunteers have the opportunity to develop on-going relationships with patients and families throughout their illness, or may be involved in short term "vigil" relationships.

Compassion and empathy for individuals and families dealing with end of life issues are all that is truly required.

Volunteerss must meet the employer human resource requirements of a CORI background check, clear urine drug screen, and a "2" step TB screening ( as required by Mass health regulations)

Orientation and training is provided on hospice philosophy, end of life issues, the dying process, and working with various disciplines

Skills

  • Music Therapy
  • Hospice Care

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • minimum of two visits per month
  • Training, clear drug screen and TB Test
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