Are you a good listener?
Do you enjoy meeting people?
Are you able to provide a comforting touch?
Do you enjoy making an immediate difference in someone's life?
Do you like playing music?
Do you like crafting, knitting, crochet, painting etc?
Do you like talking about past times? Historical Events?
If you answered "Yes" to any of theses questions, then this volunteer opportunity is for you!
We are a hospice program that provides services throughout the Hampton Roads Virginia area(Chesapeake, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Hampton, Newport News, Portsmouth, Smithfield, Franklin, Poquoson, and Yorktown)
HOW CAN VOLUNTEERS HELP?
Trainee volunteers provide many different services:
Relief for the Family - So they can run errands, companionship when family cannot be there, and Respite Care.
Primary Caregiver - By sitting with the patient, making phone calls, support for the patient and family.
Emotional Support - Active listening to the patient and family, holding the patient's hand when he/she needs it or by just being there when they need to talk.
Patient and Family Assistance - Running errands, helping with light housework, preparing a light meal.
VOLUNTEERS CAN ALSO COME INTO THE OFFICE AND DO OFFICE WORK:
Admission Packets - They put together the admission packets, making copies for the packets
Filing - Do some light filing of patient's paperwork for their files.
Please call Katrina Hassell at
757-641-7454 (Call or text)
- Administrative Support
- Customer Service
- Office Reception
- People Skills
- Animal Therapy
Good Match For
Kids Teens People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 16
- Orientation or Training
- 1-2hours per/wk preferred
- However, depending on the volunteer position depends on your availability.