Reiki or Massage Therapy Volunteer for Hospice Patients


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When

Tue Mar 01, 2016 - Thu Dec 15, 2016

Where

1700 S Amphlett Blvd.Suite 300San Mateo, CA 94402


About

Sutter Care at Home is looking for Reiki and Massage Therapy Volunteers for Hospice Patients.

We serve patients all the way from South San Francisco down through the Peninsula. We ask for one hour a week and match people based on their availability and location preferences.

The greatest gift you can offer to hospice patients is your time, your caring nature, your healing skills and your willingness to listen. To volunteer, you should provide provide proof of completed training in reiki or massage therapy. We provide Hospice Training and ongoing support to all volunteers, so hospice experience is not required. Our upcoming one day training is December 13th.

Being a hospice volunteer is a great opportunity to practice compassion and discover your skills and learn new ones during the end-of-life care. Volunteers are trained to enhance the overall goal of meeting the physical, emotional, spiritual and practical needs of hospice patients and their families.

While volunteer cannot provide clinical or personal care, s/he can be a caring companion and compassionate listener to both patients and families.

We also welcome certified professionals who wish to provide massage/art/music/animal therapy.

Your health screening and background check is required and provided by our agency.

Skills

  • Massage Therapy
  • Aromatherapy
  • Hospice Care

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 to 4 hours per week
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