Spanish Speaking Hospice Volunteer - Grand Rapids, MI
1 person is interested
Grace Hospice is seeking Spanish speaking volunteers to our team! We are committed to reaching our patients on every level and that means speaking to them in the language they understand and are comfortable with!
Our volunteers contribute to the well-being of our patients and their caregivers by reading, providing a well needed break for the caregivers (respite), offering support and encouragement and much much more!
A volunteer's gift of time completes the circle of care that is offered by Grace Hospice. Hospice is designed to provide comfort care as well as emotional support in the final phase of a terminal illness.
At Grace Hospice, we focus on enhancing the quality of life and our volunteers play a key role in our mission. Our hospice program strives to go beyond the physical needs of the patient. Grace Hospice ensures that our patients will spend their final days of their journey in comfort and with quality.
If you are caring, compassionate, and have a true desire to help others, becoming a Grace Hospice volunteer may be the perfect opportunity for you! We offer training to assure our volunteers are well educated in the core principles of hospice, making sure the experience is like no other for both patient and volunteer.
Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 616.432.2050 or begin the application process at www.ghospice.com today!
About Grace Hospice-Grand Rapids
3355 Eagle Park Dr. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525, US
For each employee to treat every patient as their own treasured loved one, providing care that affords a quality of life that outweighs quantity of days, and supports caregivers as their hearts find healing.
Hospice is a philosophy of caring for patients whose medical conditions are not responding to treatment or for those patients who choose not to seek aggressive medical care at the end stage of life. It is a program for patients who are considered terminal and are expected to live six months or less if the disease follows its natural course, although many patients outlive this time frame. The hospice philosophy focuses on comfort care not curative care. The goal of hospice care is for the patient to remain as comfortable and pain-free as possible in their own home or the home of a loved one through the end of life. Hospice care can also be provided in a long-term care facility or an assisted living facility
We'll work with your schedule.
Grand RapidsGrand Rapids, MI 49504
- Patient Care
- Spiritual Healing
- Veteran Care
- Bereavement Support
- Hospice Care
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 2-4 times per month approximately 1 hour visits