Life Enrichment Volunteers needed for Nonprofit Hospice


(39.93892,-105.06743)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

BroomfieldWestminster, Thornton, Broomfield, AuroraBroomfield, CO 80020

Our Mission Statement

About

We are a nonprofit in-home hospice serving patients all along the front range. Volunteers typically visit patients near their home on weekdays, evenings and weekends once/week for 2-3 hours. Please email Megan at mplesscher@myhalcyon.org or visit www.halcyonhospice.org for more information.

Respite Volunteer Position Description

Location:

Patient’s home (various locations needed)

Duties & Responsibilities:

Provide a break for care givers by staying with their family member for a few hours in their home. Sit and visit with the patient, read to or provide quiet support. Submit accurate and objective volunteer time summary and patient/client contact reports.
Maintain confidentiality at all times.
Attend required training sessions.

Qualifications/Requirements:

Excellent listening skills (verbal and non-verbal), empathy, sensitivity and awareness, warmth and acceptance, ability to be comfortable with people in emotional distress, patience, sense of humor, awareness of personal limitations, reliability, flexibility and availability, ability to set limits for self and client.

Complete a new volunteer application.

Valid Colorado driver’s license.
Annual proof of current automobile Insurance
Pass a Criminal Background Check

TB Test

Time Commitment & Training:

Once/week. Time per visit varies but typically up to 3 hours.

Must be available to volunteer for at least one year.
Attend required agency training course.
Participate in 20 hours of continuing education annually.

Address:

varies

Minimum age:

21

Availability needed:

Ongoing

Volunteers serve up to:

up to 3 hours

Skills

  • Mental Health
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Nursing
  • Case Work / Management
  • Hospice Care

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • varies
  • TB skin test, drug screening, background check
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