Enjoy listening? Become a telephone support volunteer!


(41.070858,-73.521835)
 

Cause Areas

When

Mon Nov 07, 2016 - Sat Dec 31, 2016

Where

45 Church StreetStamford, CT 06906

About

Telephone support volunteers assist staff with making phone calls to our patients and their families for follow up and offer emotional support. If you are a person who demonstrates the ability to communicate with people effectively, listens to others, has absolute integrity and the use of good judgment to handle the professional and confidential nature of assignments, then Caring Hospice of Connecticut located in Stamford, Connecticut is the right fit for you.

Caring Hospice Services of Connecticut is a unique, holistic and cost effective service designed to meet the social, emotional, spiritual and physical needs of their patients and families in Fairfield county that reside in private homes, nursing homes and assisted-living facilities as they face terminal illness.

We are looking for individuals who enjoy helping people, and willing to assist patients and their families with whatever the needs are after signing on to hospice care. Telephone support volunteers need to commit to a consistent schedule a few hours per week or every other week. Individualized training is provided free of charge. In keeping with Medicare requirements, background and medical checks are part of the training process. The Stamford office building is not handicap accessible or friendly at this time.

Skills

  • Bereavement Support
  • Customer Service
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Four to eight hours a month; quarterly meetings
  • Must have own transportation to the office

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