Visting & Companionship Volunteer


(34.28682,-86.2337)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

9044 Highway 431 NorthAlbertville, AL 35950
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About

Thank you for considering volunteering with Alacare!

Become a friend when a friend is most needed! Our Visiting/Companionship Volunteers to go into hospice patient home settings to fulfill a variety of needs. A friendly visit from a hospice volunteer can brighten the lonely day of a patient and caregiver.

Companionship volunteers can paint nails, play games, listen, watch TV, talk about sports or other interests, read aloud, gather life stories, perform memory projects and much more. He or she can also provide the caregiver a much needed break, in order to rest, run and errand or go to an appointment.

Visiting/Companionship Volunteers also can make deliveries for birthdays, special occasions, and holidays. This is a great way to get to know the people in your community and actively meet the needs of those living in your neighborhood.

All required training is covered by Alacare. All volunteers are mentored by the Volunteer and Community Relations Coordinator until comfortable and confident to be independent.

If you are interested in this volunteer position, please email us today!

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training
  • minumum 2-hours a month; Set your own schedule!
  • application, references, drug screen, provide own transportation

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