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Make a difference - Hospice Volunteers needed!

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ORGANIZATION: AccentCare - San Jose

  • 25 people are interested

Seasons Hospice is looking for compassionate people to provide volunteer support to terminally ill patients throughout Morgan Hill and South San Jose.

As a Patient Care Volunteer, you will provide our patients and families with emotional support, resources, and companionship. You will work directly with our medical care team: social workers, nurses, doctors, music therapists, nutritionists, and chaplains. Volunteer activities with patients include: Reading to the patient, letter-writing, listening to music with the patient, documenting the patients’ life stories, and participating in activities with dementia patients, You will be a friend to someone dealing with terminal illness, and you'll learn about the ins-and-outs of Hospice Care!

All volunteers must:

  • Watch 4-5 hours of online educational modules about the policies, challenges, and benefits of hospice
  • Complete form authorizing a background check
  • Interview with Volunteer Services Coordinator
  • Have an untarnished criminal background history
  • Have no more than 3 moving violations within the past 36 months
  • Attend a physical, offered to you at no cost (or provide proof of recent check-up with a physician)
  • Have a Tuberculosis skin test, offered to you for free at our office

IMPORTANT: Direct Patient Care Volunteers must be 18 or older. If you are under 18, contact us about projects you can do in our office! (408) 963-2800.

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About AccentCare - San Jose

Location:

400 Race Street, Suite 101, San Jose, CA 95126, US

Mission Statement

Accentcare is re-imagining care to transform health care and its patients lives for the better

Description

Hospice Services

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
Health & Medicine, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

San Jose, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Morgan HillMorgan Hill, CA 95037

(37.1253,-121.650)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • Mental Health
  • Healthcare
  • Nursing

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible! We will work with your schedule.
  • Physical & TB Test- No cost to you

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