Veteran to Veteran Hospice Volunteer


(34.0129,-81.069695)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

140 Stoneridge Dr Suite 630Columbia, SC 29210

We serve Columbia and the Surrounding area

About

Do you like sharing your story of your time in service? Do you have a passion to help others? Then join us at South Carolina Hospice and Palliative Care. We have opportunities to share your military experience with our veteran hospice patient.

South Carolina Hospice and Palliative Care, serves patients and families in Columbia and the surrounding area. Hospice Volunteers work in conjunction with other members of the hospice team. They are under supervision of the Volunteer Coordinator who is a support, advocate and resource for the volunteer. We view the volunteer's most important role to be that of a loving, supportive presence. Volunteers become an essential part of the patients' families' emotional, social, and physical well-being durning the last stage of life.

As a volunteer you can choose those areas that best fit your needs and schedule.

Patient care, which includes: Companionship, shopping, respite for caregiver, preparing light meals, and light housekeeping when appropriate and agreeable to the volunteer.

Administrative, which includes: Answering phones in our office, filing, typing, and assembling mail.

Bereavement, which includes: Follow up with families after the death through visits, phone calls, or cards. Assist Bereavement Coordinator with grief support group, memorial service,etc. Visit family at the funeral home/attend funeral.

Skills

  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • Animal Therapy
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Patient Care

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hour per month
  • Drug test and 2 references

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