Life Enrichment Companion Volunteers Needed (Denver & surrounding area)


(39.73121,-104.9827)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

DenverAurora, Wheatridge, Broomfield, Commerce CityDenver, CO 80203

Our Mission Statement

About

Life Enrichment Companion Volunteer Position Description

location:

Varies depending on the care facility (various locations)

Duties & Responsibilities:

Visit patients who are in a care facility, on a regular basis, to provide socialization and support. Sit and visit with the patient, read to, go outside or help with an activity.

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, understanding and knowledge of the grief process. Ability to be comfortable with people in emotional distress. Awareness of personal limitations. Reliable and flexible. Able to maintain healthy boundaries for self and client. Preferably, someone who has not experienced a personal loss within the past year

Complete a new volunteer application.

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

TB Test

drug screening

Time Commitment & Training:

2-4 patient visits per month. Time per visit varies but typically up to 2 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:

18

Availability needed:

Ongoing

Skills

  • Music Therapy
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Nursing
  • Hospice Care

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Typical every other week for 1-2 hours
  • TB skin test, drug screening, background check
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