The Gift of your Time is Priceless - Volunteer - Elkhart, IN
Elara Caring Hospice-South Bend, Fort Wayne
Make a real difference in someone's life!
Great Lakes Caring Hospice, a leading care provider in the Midwest, is looking for compassionate volunteers willing to donate their time to provide exceptional end-of-life care to local hospice patients and their families.
Great Lakes Caring Hospice is looking for Companion Volunteers who will visit patients in local nursing facilities or in private homes. The Companion Volunteer will provide companionship, play cards/games, watch TV, take the patient out into the garden area for fresh air, read to patient, crafting, singing, and helping with events like "A Tea to Remember". There is no physical care involved. Hours are very flexible, weekdays, evenings or weekends. Typically, we ask that you visit your assigned patient 1-2 hours per week, but a minimum of 4 hours a month is required of any volunteer.
About Elara Caring Hospice-South Bend, Fort Wayne
2515 Bendix Dr. Suite 100, South Bend, IN 46628, US
Our mission is to provide superior quality care wherever our patients call home. Caring is at the heart of everything we do, especially when walking you through life's final chapters. When family, friends, loved ones and referring physicians entrust us with your care when you are nearing the end of your life, we always strive to assure that our patients spend their remaining days in exceptional comfort and with the utmost dignity.
Reading to patients
Encoruaging patients to reminisce
Creating a scrapbook
Life review, Recording life stories
Playing board or card games
Shopping for patients
Delivering flowers or gifts
Providing time away for family