If you would like to make a difference in someone's life, become a hospice volunteer! Compassionate, dependable individuals may apply for volunteer opportunities with Visiting Nurse and Community Health in Arlington, MA.
Hospice Volunteers offer companionship for patients and respite for caregivers. Activities range from doing crafts together, playing games together, reading a book or playing music for a patient, or talking and listening to patient's stories as they share their memories.
Yoga instructors can offer breathing techniques and gentle movements to benefit patients.
Reiki practitioners are also encouraged to apply.
Commitment is 6 months, 1-2 h/week flexible to your schedule. Training is provided. Additional sitting vigil training is provided for if interested.
This may be one of the most fulfilling volunteer experiences of your life!
- Hospice Care
- People Skills
- Relationship Building
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 6 months, 1-2 hrs/week
- Must have car; Must be dependable and compassionate listener