How Can YOU Benefit from Being a Hospice Volunteer?


(42.21406,-71.17893)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

30 Perwal StWestwood, MA 02090

About

How Can YOU Benefit from Being a Hospice Volunteer?

  • Increase meaning and purpose in your life

  • Building of your resume

  • Develop your interpersonal skills

  • Experience significant growth and development

  • Bring a smile and joy to a patient’s life

Companion (Direct) Volunteers:

  • Contribute to our patients’ quality of life

  • Visits patients at home or facilities near you

  • Receive a hospice orientation and ongoing training to expand your knowledge base

  • Read, watch TV, conduct life reviews, reminisces, memory building, provide companionship, caregiver support, caregiver respite, and much more!

  • Receive invaluable life experience in a rewarding area of healthcare

  • Opportunity to provide Bereavement care to family

We Offer You:

  • Free Hospice orientation and ongoing education

  • Free medical screening (TB testing & Bloodwork)

  • Convenient schedule that works with your schedule

  • Ongoing support from hospice team

Skills

  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Healthcare

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours per week
  • Required Hospice Orientation, Medical Testing (TB, Bloodwork) Background Check

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