(Kootenia and Bonner County Area) – Make a difference in a life by being a friend!
19 people are interested
Everyone needs someone to show they care. Be a friend to a hospice patient. Spend time visiting, talking, listening, laughing, playing games with and reading to a hospice patient. By taking a few moments a week you can make a lasting impact on the heart and life of a patient. Contact us today!
WHAT VOLUNTEERS CAN DO
--Visit patients in a facility or in their homes.
--Read to a patient who otherwise might not have access to favorite books, magazines or newspapers.
--Play an instrument or listen to music.
--Share stories and memories.
--Simply be present with a patient, offering comfort just by being there.
Kindred volunteers are trained in the goals and philosophy of hospice care, as well as the care and comfort of the hospice patient.
Orientation sessions are held monthly at the Kindred office, 1230 Northwood Center Ct. Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814. or at a location convenient for an individual or group interested in volunteering.
Through caring, compassion, and time given to hospice patients, our volunteers continue to make an invaluable contribution to community, gain personal emotional and spiritual growth, enhance their resume and greater appreciation for life.
Training provided. Background check & TB screening required (at Kindred's expense).
We'll work with your schedule.
1230 Northwood Center Ct.Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 2 hours once a week
- Compassion and care.