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Cornerstone Hospice

Cornerstone Hospice could use Veteran Volunteers. If you have served our Country as a member of the Armed Forces, we need you. Cornerstone Hospice Salutes our Veterans. We have programs to Honor Veterans in our Community and our Veteran Patients. We also need Veteran Volunteers that can spend time with Veteran Patients to provide a safe audiance for them to share the story of their Service or to have someone they can trust. We understand Veteran Patients have different needs and try to match Veteran Volunteers to them. You can request to be assigned only to the area you reside in. We also host monthly veteran coffee times and need hosts for these events. No minimum hours required monthly. We welcome seasonal volunteers as well.

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About Cornerstone Hospice

Location:

2445 Lane Park Road, Southridge Office, Tavares, FL 32778, US

Mission Statement

Cornerstone Hospice's mission is simple: Delivering extraordinary care to every person we touch in every community we serve. Volunteer opportunites are available throughout the seven Central Florida counties we serve: Hardee, Highlands, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Polk and Sumter, and now in Cobb County, Georgia. If you live in a neighboring county, you can still volunteer. However, all of your volunteer activities will take place in one of our seven counties, typically the one closest to you. PLEASE NOTE: Even if you are interested in several different volunteer roles within our organization, you only need to click on one opportunity during this process. You will have a chance to discuss ALL of your areas of interest during your volunteer training. Thanks!

Description

Cornerstone Hospice volunteers are a vital part of our entire organization, and play an active role in helping to provide the many special comfort and support services that distinguish Cornerstone Hospice care.

Our volunteers are special, but not out of the ordinary. They are regular people just like you. They use common sense and understanding. They do not need a medical background. They listen. They care. Volunteers help make a patient's life more fulfilling and satisfying by giving their time, understanding, and support and asking nothing in return. They also provide support to caregivers who are often with the patient 24/7 and may need a much needed break. If direct care is not for you, you can assist with administrative tasks at our office locations, and help out with events and community outreach. Any Cornerstone Hospice volunteer will tell you that they feel they receive more from their experience than they give.

PLEASE NOTE: All volunteers are required to go through a training class with additional training required for some positions. For this reason, becoming a Cornerstone Hospice volunteer is typically not appropriate for court related community service hours or other short-term requests. Ideally, our volunteers commit to at least one year with us.

Community
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2140 County Road 540ALakeland, FL 33813

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Will work with your availability and location
  • Veteran

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