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Bereavement Volunteers

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Capital Caring

  • 5 people are interested

Capital Caring Health is currently seeking volunteers to assist in the Bereavement Department of our organization. Volunteers interested in helping call and send cards to the families that have recently lost a loved one.

Our Bereavement program supports families for 13 months following the loss of thier loved one. Volunteers call to check in on families and offer support.

Volunteers may also offer assistance at quarterly Bereavement activities.

A majority of the work can be done from the volunteer's own home.

Volunteers interested in helping with this opportunity can contact Shantal L. Williams, Community and Volunteer Engagement Manager at 301.808.5668 or swilliams1@capitalcaring.org

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About Capital Caring

Location:

1801 McCormick Drive, Stuite 180, Largo, MD 20774, US

Mission Statement

To Improve care for those facing life-limiting illness through direct support of patients and their families, public education and public advocacy.

Description

We're looking for caring, compassionate individuals, who wish to share their time and talents with those who suffer from a life-limiting illness.

As a 501c non-profit organization that provides services to all patients regardless of age or ability to pay, we have formed strong working relationships with various long-term care facilities, nursing homes, recreation centers, assisted living facilities, schools, churches, and corporate businesses to provide expert, passionate care in the areas of Hospice Services, Palliative Care, and End of Life Counseling to both patients and their families that suffer from a life-limiting illness.

Our interdisciplinary teams members provide physical, emotional, and spiritual support through a family-centered approach so our patients and their loved ones can enjoy their remaining time together in the setting of their choosing - receiving the up-most quality of care and 24/7 support up until the last moments of life.

Our Capital Caring volunteers serve as integral members of our team, supporting our patients and their families in a variety of different ways as needed, ranging from Patient Care Opportunities that include tasks like traveling to patients’ homes/facilities to provide additional companionship and support to the patient and their family, Administrative opportunities that encompass tasks such as phone support, medical records assistance, mailings/packagings, and data entry, Special Events, Community Outreach, Speaker's Bureau, and Professional Services, among others.

If you truly want to help enhance the quality of living for our patients and their families as they cope with a serious illness, consider volunteering with Capital Caring.

Capital Caring volunteers are core members of our team. They are diverse, spring from all walks of life, and each person brings special skills that improve our ability to offer excellent care.

Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1801 McCormick DriveSuite 180Largo, MD 20774

(38.91484,-76.84512)
 

SKILLS

  • Data Entry
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8-10 hours a month

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