The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Compassionate Care hospice is looking for caring individuals who will provide friendship, companionship and emotional support to terminally ill patients. Visit could include sitting by the bed side and reading out loud, watching TV or playing games with the patient.
We train each volunteer to feel comfortable ministering to the person. The time spend is usually a minimum of 1-3 hours a month, with a six month commitment. Travel time is usually within about 20-30 minutes.
We require background checks and 2 step PPD testing for Tuberculous