Vigil Volunteers for Hospice Patients


(39.30499,-76.75337)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

4 East Rolling Crossroads #307Catonsville, MD 21228

About

Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity, but don't know exactly what you want to do? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of other people, but don't know how to start? Well look no further.

At Heartland Hospice you can positively change someone's existence who is nearing the end of his/her life. Just your presence, compassion and deep listening can enrich the quality of their existence. As a Vigil Volunteer you would provide outreach to our patients and their families during the final hours of the their loved one's life. Vigil Volunteers provide a comforting presence and emotional/spiritual support so that patients do not die not alone.

Training for this opportunity is provided and assignment of patients is determined by patient need and volunteer availability. As your journey unfolds, we'll support you with personalized mentoring and cultivation of your hospice experiences.

Opportunities to serve are available in Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Howard and Harford Counties.

Skills

  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Hospice Care
  • Mental Health
  • Spiritual Healing

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible, at least two patient visits per month
  • Background Check/References, TB test required & provided, hospice volunteer orientation

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