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Chesapeake Life Center Children's Program Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Hospice of the Chesapeake

Position Summary

Be support to children and teens during monthly support groups, special events, camps and workshops.

Expectations

* Attend related meetings and trainings.
* Ensure support and safety of children and teens at CLC programs.
* Maintain confidentiality and professional boundaries.
* Other duties as assigned.

Relationships

Establish and maintain good rapport with Hospice of the Chesapeake staff and volunteers.
Supervised by: CLC Program Coordinator
Volunteers Supervised: None

Minimum Position Requirements

Minimum Education (Provided by CLC): Grief 101, Boundaries & Children & Grief
Required Licensure or certification: None required
Minimum experience: Experience working with children and/or teens
Skills required: Dependability, flexibility, ability to work well with others, understanding of grief and hospice philosophy, and comfortable sitting with strong emotions.
Physical demands: Sitting for extended periods of time, walking and standing
Equipment needed: Good walking shoes, appropriate clothing for scheduled environment
Working conditions: Varied-indoor or outdoor

Roles, Responsibilities, Expectations

As a Medicare-certified hospice, we are mandated to include Volunteers as an important part of our organization. We are required to have at least 5% of our patient service hours provided by Volunteers.

Every year our Volunteers provide thousands of hours of service for our patients. The value of time is priceless in the eyes of our patients and their families.

Volunteer tasks can be patient related or non-patient related.

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity or other positions within our Volunteer Department, please contact a member of our team at 443-837-1508 or through email at joinus@hospicechesapeake.org

To learn more about Hospice of the Chesapeake, you can visit our website at http://www.hospicechesapeake.org/

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About Hospice of the Chesapeake

Location:

John & Cathy Belcher Campus, 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, MD 21122, US

Mission Statement

Caring for life throughout the journey with illness and loss.

Description

Hospice of the Chesapeake was founded in 1979 provides physical, psycho-social, spiritual and grief support to patients and families living with an advanced illness or those suffering the loss of a loved one.


CAUSE AREAS

Disaster Relief
People with Disabilities
Seniors
Disaster Relief, People with Disabilities, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

90 Ritchie HighwayPasadena, MD 21122

(39.10387,-76.57289)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Response
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Elder care
  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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