Kaiser Hospice Volunteer, Gresham/Damascus/Estacada/Sandy

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Kaiser Permanente Hospice

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Kaiser Permanente Hospice volunteers provide support to families and patients in the Gresham, Sandy, or Estacada area. Your service will have a profound impact at a time with a person is nearing the end of their life, when heartfelt one-on-one care is crucial.

Kaiser Hospice volunteers assist family caregivers up to 4 hours/week who are caring for a terminally ill loved one in their home. Volunteers keep patients safe and comfortable in the patient's home, while the family caregiver takes a break.

Volunteers may be asked to help with one or more of the following: spend time with patients and their families, offering support and encouragement; assist the patient/family in carrying out errands; assist hospice families with light household tasks; assist patients with their memoirs, write letters, share a good book or movie. Arrange your own visit schedule in consultation with the hospice patient.

Call today to ask further questions. (503) 499-5168
Volunteer training begins October 2019

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About Kaiser Permanente Hospice

Location:

2701 NW Vaughn St., Suite 140, Portland, OR 97210, US

Mission Statement

The purpose of hospice is to assist in the care and comfort (physical, emotional, and spiritual) of patients and their families facing a life-threatening illness in a their own home during the last months/weeks of life.

Description

Kaiser Hospice is a non-profit, Medicare-certified hospice program providing end-of-life, palliative (comfort not curative) care services to Kaiser Permanente members and their families in the Portland/Vancouver Metro area.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Gresham areaGresham, Sandy, Estacada Area, OR 97080

SKILLS

  • Music Therapy
  • Animal Therapy
  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • Elder care

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • up to 4 hours a week; I year commitment
  • Volunteer training is 2 day classes (provided)

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