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Elara Caring

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Great Lakes Caring Hospice, a leading care provider in the Midwest, is looking for compassionate volunteers willing to donate their time to provide exceptional end-of-life care to local hospice patients and their families.

Volunteers are needed to visit with patients and engage them in activities such as playing music or singing, working on a craft project or sharing a special talent, or simply providing companionship through listening, talking, or holding a hand.

Hours are flexible, and varying commitment times are offered.

For more information about volunteering or to register for volunteer orientation, please contact your local volunteer coordinator, Nancy Hicks by phone at 517-513-1059 or by e-mail at nhicks @GreatLakesCaring.com . For more information about Great Lakes Caring Hospice, visit www.greatlakescaring.com .

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About Elara Caring

Location:

630 Kenmoor, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, US

Mission Statement

Elara Caring Hospice encourages a philosophy of care that assists patients, caregivers, family and friends during the final stages of terminal illness. We promote dignity and emphasize quality of life for those who choose to die in familiar surroundings with the ones they love. Right time, Right place, Right Hospice.

Description

Time is our most precious gift. Share your gift with a Hospice patient.

Time is limited, yet of eternal value. What makes it so is how you use it and to whom you give it. Share your gift of time with a patient on their end-of-life journey. No special skills are necessary, just a listening ear and an open heart. It will be some of the most rewarding time you’ll ever spend.

Elara Caring Hospice is currently looking for Volunteers: Companion Volunteers, Pet Therapy, Veteran Volunteers, Office Volunteers, and Crafting Volunteers. We have patients in need in outlying areas as well as the Grand Rapids Area. These areas include Grand Rapids, Big Rapids, Wayland/ Hastings, Greenville, Rockford, Holland, and Saugatuck/Douglas.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

100 Main StDouglas, MI 49406

(42.64561,-86.2005)
 

SKILLS

  • Knitting
  • Sewing
  • Healthcare
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Nursing
  • Hospice Care

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours per week for atleast 6 months

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