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ORGANIZATION: AMEDISYS HOSPICE OF GREATER PHILADELPHIA - MEDIA

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AMEDISYS HOSPICE VOLUNTEER

CHESTER AND DELAWARE COUNTIES, PA AS WELL AS PHILADELPHIA

People helping People. That's what giving to hospice care is all about. If you have a passion for caring for others, and if you're looking for a way to make a difference in people's lives, consider becoming a hospice volunteer.

VOLUNTEERS give from the heart in many ways, these can include:

  • Companionship-conversation, reading, writing, playing or listening to music
  • Caregiver Relief-providing respite for family and caregivers, running errands
  • Pet Therapy-certified pets are provided for comfort to patients and families
  • Office Support-copying, filing, phones, and other office activities
  • Bereavement Support-assist with support groups and mailings
  • Licensed Professional Support--massage therapists, beauticians, and others
  • Biography Interviewing and writing to celebrate patient's lives and stories.
  • Many other ways that we can explore together - reach out!

Volunteer training is provided. If you would like to give from the heart in CHESTER COUNTY, DELAWARE COUNTY AND/OR PHILLY, PA, please contact us at dave.fournier@amedisys.com OR 610-306 3099

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About AMEDISYS HOSPICE OF GREATER PHILADELPHIA - MEDIA

Location:

600 N. Jackson Street, Suite 103, Media, PA 19063, US

Mission Statement

Amedisys Hospice has defined as its mission to affirm life during its final stages by providing holistic compassionate care to patients and their families; by providing access to hospice care for underserved or difficult to serve populations; by wise and efficient use of available resources, and by educating the community in order to provide them with knowledge regarding end-of-life and hospice care around quality of life.

Description

Amedisys Hospice provides specialized care and support for patients and their families. The hospice team includes nurses, physicians, social workers, chaplains, counselors, home health aide4s, and trained volunteers.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Seniors
Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

600 N. Jackson StreetSuite 103Media, PA 19063

(39.92408,-75.38795)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Music Arts
  • Administrative Support
  • Animal Therapy
  • Gardening
  • Bereavement Support

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Preferred Commitment: Minimum of 2+ hrs/mo
  • If no Driver's License, ID is acceptable. Background Check and TB test provided free of charge.

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