Looking for Veterans that would like to volunteer!!!!


(30.439648,-97.66383)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

1421 W WELLS BRANCH PKWYSTE 105PFLUGERVILLE, TX 78660

About

101 WAYS TO VOLUNTEER WITH A HOSPICE PATIENT

♥ play cards ♥ hold their hand ♥ read to or with them ♥ rent their favorite movie and watch it with them ♥ look at pictures listen to their favorite music ♥ take them outside for a walk ♥ write letters for a patient who cannot write anymore ♥ watch their favorite television show with them ♥ bake cookies ♥ take your dog on a visit ♥ take the patient a flower ♥ send a card ♥ play an instrument ♥ help them make a scrapbook ♥ wash a sink full of dishes ♥ listen to old stories ♥ brush someone's hair ♥ make shapes with clay ♥ neck massage ♥ knit an afghan ♥ make crafts to share ♥ finger paint ♥ put together a puzzle ♥ take your cat on a visit ♥ paint by number ♥ share a smile ♥ give someone a hug ♥ go out to eat ♥ do a load of laundry for someone ♥ LISTEN ♥ make them their favorite food ♥ play checkers ♥ look at a magazine ♥ plant a flower give someone a bird feeder to place outside their window ♥ play chess ♥ bring your kids on a visit ♥ bring someone ice cream ♥ make someone laugh ♥ play Old Maid ♥ color a picture ♥ make a telephone call ♥ mow the lawn ♥ sit with someone during a scary medical appointment ♥ agree to sit with a patient so the family can get out of the house ♥ pick up groceries ♥ put lotion on hands and massage ♥read poetry ♥ rake leaves ♥ help a patient with light housekeeping ♥ relieve the caregiver so that he/she can take a nap ♥ play relaxing music ♥ paint their nails ♥ do their hair ♥ read the newspaper ♥ BE PRESENT ♥ bring someone a glass of water ♥ get someone a blanket ♥ braid their hair ♥ help them make a memory book ♥ let them teach you something ♥ back massage ♥ make brownies ♥ go as a family to visit ♥ play Go Fish ♥ bring someone a plant ♥ take pictures of favorite places they use to like to go to and show them ♥ use your imagination ♥ mop a floor ♥ read a book together ♥ help someone make their life as "normal" as possible ♥ give them a facial ♥ help them write their friends cards ♥ do crossword puzzles ♥ help them call a lost friend ♥ sing favorite songs ♥ carve a pumpkin ♥ decorate for a holiday ♥ help them shop from home ♥ make a peanut butter and ♥jelly sandwich ♥ blow some bubbles ♥ draw a picture ♥ share a story ♥ visit the library for books/videos they may like ♥ BE A FRIEND ♥ eat dinner with them ♥ share their hobby ♥ play computer games ♥ sit outside and enjoy nature ♥ share some of your life ♥ crochet a blanket ♥ ask them about their favorite vacation ♥ take them a milkshake ♥ take them their favorite fast food ♥ read their mail to them ♥ stargaze together

♥ help them shop for a relative's birthday ♥ massage their head ♥ you fill in the_____________

(Developed by Erica Eckensber, Indianapolis Volunteer Coordinator)

Interim Hospice

Alice Guzman, Volunteer Program Manager

505 East Huntland Dr., Suite 180,

Austin, Texas 78752

(512) 582- 0336 Office

(512) 688-0929 Cell

(512) 582-0336 Fax

Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • no time required
  • volunteer will be trained before being able to volunteer and pass a drug screen

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