Saturday, September 10th - Orientaiton for Hospice Patient Support Volunteers


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

100 N. College StreetRound Rock, TX 78664

About

We will be doing our next Patient Support Orientation at Altus Hospice on Saturday, September 10th, 2016! If you are interested in becoming a Hospice Volunteer - anywhere in the Austin or surrounding areas - please contact me. We are really needing volunteers in, East Austin, Cedar Park, Round Rock, and Georgetown.

No medical experience required.

What our Patient Support Volunteers do: (but not limited to)

  • visit with patients where they reside

    • listen to stories about life and travels
    • read a book
    • watch TV or a movie
    • take patient outside
    • go for a walk
    • read to patient
    • be read to
    • get hugged
    • smile
    • laugh out loud
  • give a caregiver a break

    • sit with a patient while a caregiver: goes to the store or doctor, takes a nap, goes out to lunch with friends.....
  • visit with our bereaved - (loved ones left behind when someone dies)

    • either in person, or over the phone
    • call our bereaved and check in with them to see how they are doing

Our Volunteers choose:

  • WHAT they want to do as a volunteer
  • WHERE they want to volunteer
  • WHEN they want to volunteer

We are really needing Volunteers

  • South - Especially in East Austin

  • North - in the Round Rock and Georgetown areas

  • Cedar Park

When replying PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR PHONE NUMBER.

I look forward to hearing from you! Your new Volunteer Coordinator - Katrina Wilson:)

Skills

  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills
  • Bereavement Support
  • Vietnamese
  • Relationship Building
  • Spanish

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • You decide how often you volunteer
  • Reliability, compassion, reliable transportation,
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