Jennings Hospice Companion and Vigil Volunteers

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Jennings Center for Older Adults

You CAN Make A Difference!

The Companion/Vigil Volunteer provides support and visits to our hospice patients which offers a respite to the family. Our volkunteers provide emotional support to the patient and his/her family by comfoting, supporting, providing information and guidance. The Volunteer's role is a calming, peacful presence for the patient and family. They provide the support and physical presence that patients and families need. The vigil process may include any or all of the following:

-being a calm presence, sitting with the patient and family, sitting at the bedside, being open to conversation, listening and allowing the person to share his/her thoughts and feelings, shared silence,reading inspirational texts or scripture per the patient's and/or family's request, requested rituals, providing inspirational music, lighting candles

Volunteers maintain a sacred relationship with our patients and families in order to offer a listening ear and provide extra emotional support.

8 More opportunities with Jennings Center for Older Adults

Community Faith-Based Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

10204 Granger RoadGarfield Heights, OH 44125

(41.416183,-81.61253)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • Patient Care

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Around your schedule

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