Palliative Arts Volunteer

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Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health

Palliative Arts

Patient and Family Support volunteers comfort patients by providing holistic services in the following modalities:

  • Pet Visits - The use of pets to provide comfort, peace and well-being. Pets must be evaluated and certified by an approved certification organization. Some breed exclusions apply.

  • Aromatherapy - The use of essential oils to promote health of the body, mind and spirit. Aromatherapy training required.

  • Reiki - The use of energy therapy techniques to promote relaxation, reduce suffering caused by anxiety/agitation and create a sense of peacefulness. Reiki training offered for Patient and Family Support and Bereavement Support volunteers.

  • Licensed Massage Therapy - The use of hands-on techniques delivered by Florida licensed massage therapists to promote relaxation and reduce pain.

  • Music - The use of music as a tool, gift or opportunity to bring peace and comfort. Musicians may perform for patients or share musical interests with patients via music CDs or iPods



Volunteer Orientation
is a four-hour training session for individuals interested in learning more about Empath Health’s volunteer opportunities.
Patient/Family Support Training consists of 12 hours of training for individuals interested in providing caring support to Suncoast Hospice patients and families. Empath Health Volunteer Orientation is a prerequisite.

To register for class and verify locations: Please call Volunteer Registration at 727-523-3440. Registration ends 3 business days before the start of training.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Various locations throughout Pinellas CountyClearwater, FL 33760

(27.905178,-82.71583)
 

SKILLS

  • Massage Therapy
  • Hospice Care
  • Music Therapy
  • Aromatherapy
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies accordingly to assignment; flexible.

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