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Make a Difference -Help Patients and Families add Meaning to the End of Life

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ORGANIZATION: AccentCare - San Jose

  • 53 people are interested

If I can stop one heart from breaking,
I shall not live in vain;
If I can ease one life the aching,
Or cool one pain,
Or help one fainting robin
Unto his nest again,
I shall not live in vain.
- Emily Dickinson

AccentCare Hospice is looking for Direct Patient Care Volunteers available during the week to visit patients throughout the Santa Clara County.

As a Direct Patient Care Volunteer, you would be providing the patient and/or family with emotional support and companionship. Volunteer activities with patients include: watching television, reading, listening to music, doing crafts, listening to patients’ stories, but most of all, becoming a friend to someone dealing with terminal illness.

If you are looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity, then this is for you!

Orientation and training to be a AccentCare Hospice Volunteer is extensive, but very valuable. You will have the opportunity to work with patients on special projects and help fulfill last wishes that can leave a lasting legacy to the patients family and friends for generations to come.

All volunteers must:

  • Initial paperwork packet completion
  • Interview and paperwork review session with Volunteer Coordinator
  • Untarnished criminal background history
  • Motor vehicle report with no more than 3 moving violations within the past 36 months
  • A COVID-19 vaccination if visiting patients
  • Tuberculosis skin test, offered to you for free at our office
  • Video Modules, Virtual Classroom and Chit Chats

Additionally: Direct Patient Care Volunteers will complete a Volunteer Training Day, as well as additional self-study modules and competencies. Direct Patient Care Volunteers must be 18 or older.

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About AccentCare - San Jose


400 Race Street, Suite 101, San Jose, CA 95126, US

Mission Statement

Accentcare is re-imagining care to transform health care and its patients lives for the better


Hospice Services


Health & Medicine
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors


We'll work with your schedule.


San Jose area, Gilroy, Mountain View, Palo AltoSan Jose, CA 95126



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