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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

The Mpls./St. Paul Metro & Surrounding AreasSt. Louis Park, MN 55416

About

Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day. ~Sally Koch

Brighton Hospice is currently looking for volunteers in the NORTHEAST/EAST METRO (New Brighton, Roseville, Shoreview, Columbia Heights, Maplewood, Woodbury) to spend time with our patients and families. Some of the activities a volunteer may participate in include, but are not limited to: listening to patient's concerns, being a comforting and supportive presence, holding a hand, baking a cake, listening to cherished memories, giving a hug, being a shoulder to lean on, touching a heart, baking treats, reminiscing with patients, playing board or card games, discussing current events, running errands or doing light housekeeping for the patient and family, encouraging patient to tell his/her life story and recording it on paper or recorder, allowing time for caregivers to take care of themselves, informing hospice staff of the needs of the hospice patient and family, playing music, helping take care of pets, writing notes and memories for patient, sewing or knitting together, reading aloud, writing letters, arts and crafts, scrapbooking, journaling patient's past experiences, painting patient's nails, cooking with/for patient, lawn work, massaging patient's hands, etc.



Skills

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

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
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