Companion/Vigil Volunteer-Hospice


(41.416035,-81.61263)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

10204 Granger RoadGarfield Heights, OH 44125

About

The Companion/Vigil Volunteer provides support and visits to the hospice patient which offers a break from the routine for the family. They provide emotional support to the patient and his/her family by comfoting, supporting, providing information and guidance. The Volunteer's role is to be 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

Volunteer maintains contact with the family by phone to be a listening ear and provide extra emotional support.

Skills

  • Hospice Care

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

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

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