Life Enrichment Volunteers needed for Nonprofit Hospice


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

GreeleyGreeley, CO 80631

Our Mission Statement

About

Join the Halcyon Hospice volunteer team! We are a nonprofit in-home hospice serving patients all along the Front Range. Volunteers typically serve once/week near their homes on weekdays, evenings, or weekends. Please contact Megan at mplesscher@myhalcyon.org for more information or visit www.halcyonhospice.org. Please see full volunteer position description below. Thank you for your interest!

Companion Volunteer Position Description

Location:

Varies depending on the care facility

Duties & Responsibilities:

Visit patients who are in a care facility, on a regular basis, to provide socialization and support. Sit and visit with the patient, read to, go outside or help with an activity.

Submit accurate and objective volunteer time summary and patient/client contact reports.
Maintain confidentiality at all times.
Attend required training sessions.

Qualifications/Requirements:

Excellent listening skills (verbal and non verbal), empathy, sensitivity and awareness. Warmth and acceptance, understanding and knowledge of the grief process. Ability to be comfortable with people in emotional distress. Awareness of personal limitations. Reliable and flexible. Able to maintain healthy boundaries for self and client. Preferably, someone who has not experienced a personal loss within the past year

Complete a new volunteer application.

Valid Colorado driver’s license.
Annual proof of current automobile insurance

Pass a Criminal Background Check

Pass a drug screening test

TB Test

Time Commitment & Training:

3-4 patients visits per month. Time per visit varies but typically up to 2 hours.

Must be available to volunteer for at least one year.
Attend required agency training course.
Participate in 20 hours of continuing education annually.

Address:

varies

Minimum age:

18

Availability needed:

Ongoing

Skills

  • Music Therapy
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Nursing
  • Hospice Care

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • varies
  • TB skin test, drug screen, background check, proof of auto insurance
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