Hospice Volunteers Needed


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About

Volunteer Opportunities THERE IS A VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY FOR EVERYONE AT GRACE HOSPICE OF NEW ORLEANS. VOLUNTEERS CAN WORK DIRECTLY WITH PATIENTS:

  • Companionship Volunteer- offer companionship; emotional support and assistance to patient/family;
  • Respite Care Volunteer- stay with a patient to provide caregivers a break to run errands and accomplish household taks.
  • Transportation Volunteer-provide transportation for patients and families to medical appointments, grocery shopping, etc.
  • Care Call Volunteer- call patients and families each week to ensure they have the supplies, medications and medical equipment needed for the weekend.
  • 11th Hour Volunteer- stay with actively dying patients who have no family in the hope that no one will die alone.
  • Professional Volunteer -provide professional skills to serve patients and families: examples- beautician, musician, attorney, massage therapist, pet therapy
  • Bereavement Volunteer- offer bereavement care to family members who are grieving the loss of a loved one through companionship and support programs.
VOLUNTEERS CAN SUPPORT THE GRACE HOSPICE STAFF:
  • Administrative Support Volunteer- provide administrative/clerical services by assisting with mailings, computer work, filing, and telephones.
  • Special Event Volunteer- assist with fundraising and special events.
VOLUNTEERS CAN HELP PROMOTE GRACE HOSPICE IN THE COMMUNITY:
  • Learn more about our community-driven community outreach program, Please reply!

Skills

  • Office Reception
  • Housekeeping
  • Transactions
  • People Skills
  • Music Therapy
  • Singing

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
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