Companionship Volunteer - Shiawassee County


(43.01284,-84.12861)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

2005 Copas RoadOwosso, MI 48867
McLaren Hospice

About

Position: Volunteer helps to provide services, which enhances the care and quality of life for end-of-life patients and their families.

Basic Responsibilities May Include:

  • Being a supportive friend or companion to the patient and family
  • Providing respite support for caregiver by staying with the patient while family takes a break from care
  • Assisting with running errands, personal correspondence, meals, and light housekeeping duties
  • Help with minor home repairs and yard work
  • Complete and turn in patient care documentation forms, time sheets, and other volunteer paperwork as needed
  • Maintain ongoing contact with Volunteer Coordinator and Interdisciplinary Team members
  • Maintain patient and family confidentiality
  • Notify patient/family and Volunteer Coordinator if unable to make scheduled visits
  • Abide by all Hospice policies and procedures
  • Other tasks as assigned by Volunteer Coordinator

Skills

  • Elder care
  • Hospice Care
  • Healthcare

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-6 hours / week

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