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Chesapeake Life Center Volunteer Support Group Facilitator

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ORGANIZATION: Hospice of the Chesapeake

Position Summary

Co-facilitate grief support groups and educational workshops for those grieving the death of a loved one.

Expectations

* Telephone each group registrant prior to the first session
* Complete all support group forms and documentation in a thorough and timely manner
* Co-facilitate grief support groups and educational offerings utilizing format developed by Chesapeake Life Center
* Maintain confidentiality and professional boundaries
* Consult with support group coordinator when needed
* Other duties as assigned

Relationships

Establish and maintain good rapport with Hospice of the Chesapeake staff, volunteers and clients
Supervised by:
Support Group Coordinator
Volunteers Supervised:
None

Minimum Position Qualifications

Minimum Education (Provided by CLC): Grief 101, Boundaries and Support Group Facilitator training
Required Licensure or certification: None required
Minimum experience: Experience leading, or co-facilitating community groups strongly preferred. Examples of such groups include church groups, camp counseling, coaching, teaching and peer support groups.
Skills required: Ability to work with others, understanding of hospice philosophy, group theory and comfortable sitting with expressions of strong emotions
Physical demands: Sitting for extended periods of time
Equipment needed: Any necessary equipment will be provided
Working conditions: Office Environment

Roles, Responsibilities, Expectations

As a Medicare-certified hospice, we are mandated to include Volunteers as an important part of our organization. We are required to have at least 5% of our patient service hours provided by Volunteers.

Every year our Volunteers provide thousands of hours of service for our patients. The value of time is priceless in the eyes of our patients and their families.

Volunteer tasks can be patient related or non-patient related.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity or other positions within our Volunteer Department, please contact a member of our team at 443-837-1508 or through email at joinus@hospicechesapeake.org



To learn more about Hospice of the Chesapeake, you can visit our website at http://www.hospicechesapeake.org/

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About Hospice of the Chesapeake

Location:

John & Cathy Belcher Campus, 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, MD 21122, US

Mission Statement

Caring for life throughout the journey with illness and loss.

Description

Hospice of the Chesapeake was founded in 1979 provides physical, psycho-social, spiritual and grief support to patients and families living with an advanced illness or those suffering the loss of a loved one.


CAUSE AREAS

People with Disabilities
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
People with Disabilities, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

90 Ritchie HighwayPasadena, MD 21122

(39.10387,-76.57289)
 

SKILLS

  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Elder care
  • Veteran Care
  • Community Outreach
  • Hospice Care

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible with your schedule!
  • Application, paperwork, interview

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