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Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care

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Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care

Seasons Hospice is looking for MUSIC COMPANIONS to visit our hospice patients.

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

Orientation and training to be a Seasons Hospice Volunteer is extensive, but very valuable.

All volunteers must:

  • Interview and paperwork review session with Volunteer Coordinator
  • Have an untarnished criminal background history
  • Have a brief, simple physical, offered to you at no cost
  • Take a Tuberculosis skin test, offered to you for free at our office
  • Complete Self-study online modules that provide a thorough understanding of hospice
  • Volunteers who are 18 or over can work directly with patients, but volunteers under 18 are welcome also to work in our office making phone calls to patients and helping out.

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About Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care

Location:

400 Race Streeet, Suite 100, San Jose, CA 95126, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission Statement: Honoring Life and Offering Hope

Description

Volunteers play an extremely important role in hospice. Without them, most hospices would not be able to carry on their work.

There are some 95,000 volunteers in America. Each year they give more than 5 million hours helping dying persons and their families.

They provide assistance at all skill levels. Many are relatives and friends of former hospice patients who, having seen how much hospice can help, want to contribute to its good work.

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 TV, reading, listening to music, crafts, listening, talking and providing caregiver respite.

As an indirect volunteer you will be providing administrative and office support to the hospice team. This may include copying, answering phones and special projects.

As a volunteer you will provide care and support that is unique to each patient's needs. By doing this you can create a bond between you, the patient and family that is priceless.

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

400 Race StreetSuite 101San Jose, CA 95126

(37.3204,-121.91042)
 

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