Patient/Family volunteers enhance the quality of life for the patients and their families. Your role will be to provide companionship, a listening ear and practical assistance for the patient.
Duties include: Taking a general interest in the life and livelihood of the individual, their hobbies, and families. Run errands, sitting with patients to provide respite for caregivers, perform light housekeeping or yard work, and make comfort calls. Maintain open communication with Volunteer Coordinator at all times.
Apply Here: http://www.abshospicefoundation.org/volunteer
ABOUT THE PROGRAM:
Hospice volunteers are a crucial part of the hospice experience and are valued by patients and families for the personal touch they bring to an emotional process.
By becoming a hospice volunteer, you experience the personal fulfillment of impacting another person's life at a critical time. Hospice volunteers report feeling that they are making a contribution to the community and doing a service they would hope others would do for them in their time of need.
Volunteers help hospice patients in a variety of ways.
- They can provide companionship and support to patients and families
- Veteran support
- Bereavement support to families
- Reiki, yoga, healing arts
- Pet Therapy- must be a certified therapy team
- Share their talents- music and crafting
- Lend support in our administrative office
We have opportunities available throughout Northeast Ohio that include: Massillon, Canton, Alliance, Wadsworth, Medina, Beachwood, Mentor, and Willoughby.
Time Commitment: Even if you have just one hour a month to share please consider joining Absolute Hospice and help us provide comfort, care, and compassion to those we serve during their final season of life.
Apply Here: http://www.absolutehospicefoundation.org/volunteer
- Elder care
- Massage Therapy
- Bereavement Support
- Hospice Care
- Relationship Building
- Music Therapy
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- A minimum commitment of one hour a month
- TB test required