Nonprofit Hospice Volunteers Needed (Broomfield/Various positions)


(39.93892,-105.06743)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Broomfieldlouisville, Lafayaette, Northglenn, ThorntonBroomfield, CO 80020

Our Mission Statement

About

Halcyon Hospice Volunteer Positions Summary

Companion Visits

Visit patients who are in a care community on a regular basis to provide socialization and support. Sit and visit with the patient, read, play games, watch movies or help with an activity.

Respite Visits

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.

11 th Hour Companion

Sit with patients who are actively transitioning to provide emotional comfort and quiet presence. This may be in the patient’s home or at a care facility. Time commitment is on short notice and can be 2-3 hours.

Bereavement Support

Making phone calls to provide information to clients regarding Halcyon’s bereavement services. Weekly time commitment is preferred for 2-3 hours.

Complementary Therapy

Help calm and sooth patients through the use of aromatherapy, comfort touch, reiki or other relaxation therapies. Certification may be required. Weekly time commitment is preferred. Visit time can vary, but usually about an hour.

Pet Socialization Visits

Enhance the quality of life for facility residents by visiting with your certified pet, Pet visits promote the human/companion animal bond and to provide support and socialization. Weekly time commitment is preferred. Visit time can vary, but usually about an hour. Animals must be certified through an accredited pet visitation program.

Activity Assistant

Take patients, living at care facilities, to activities that facility has scheduled. Activities might be bingo, art or craft classes, music events, or off site field trips. Weekly time commitment is preferred. Hours will depend on the activity.

Administrative Assistant

Filing, copying, data entry, organizing bulk mailings, answering phones and relaying messages. Other miscellaneous administrative tasks as needed. Weekly time commitment is preferred for 2-3 hours.

Flower Arranger

Pick up flower donations from local floral shop(s) and create small vase arrangements that can be given to patients. Drop off the vase arrangements at one of the Halcyon offices so that staff members can deliver them when they visit patients. Time commitment is 2-3 hours a week depending on when the flowers are available and how many arrangements are made.

My Story Recorder

Visit with patients who would like to record their life experiences and memories. This may be a series of conversations with the patient and will be documented and given to the family as a memory of their loved one. Visit times can vary, but usually about an hour.

Music Therapy

Volunteers provide a calming environment and engage patients through music. Share your musical talents through singing or playing instruments. Music therapy students welcome. Hours may be used for internships and practicums.

Skills

  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Nursing
  • Aromatherapy
  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • varies/flexible
  • TB skin test, background check, drug screening, 6 month minimum commitment
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