Bring a Smile to a Hospice patient! Become a Hospice Companion.


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Elkhart, Goshen, South Bend, Mishawaka, La PorteOsceola, IN 46561


About

Grace Hospice is seeking volunteers to become trained companions for our hospice patients. There are many ways you can provide companionship in Elkhart, South Bend, Osceola and surrounding areas:

  • Offer companionship and support to our patients and their family members
  • Assist in our bereavement (grief) department
  • Run errands for patients or provide relief for their caregivers
  • Play music, do crafts, garden, light housekeeping for our patients

All volunteers receive training and support to make sure that they are comfortable with their assigned tasks. After training is completed, you can determine how much time to commit to Grace Hospice. Whether you dedicate as little as two hours per month or eight hours per week, all efforts are extremely appreciated.

Skills

  • Patient Care
  • Massage Therapy
  • Elder care
  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • hours will vary, but 1-2 hours/wk appreciated
  • training and screenings provided

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