Bereavement Program Support Volunteer - OhioHealth Hospice


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

1020 Cricket LaneMansfield, OH 44906


About

OhioHealth Hospice Bereavement Program Support Volunteers/Call Volunteers:

  • Work with the Bereavement Coordinator to maintain a list of family members of deceased patients.
  • Make phone calls to the surviving family members of patients who have died to offer support and consolation.
  • Work with the Bereavement Coordinator and staff to set up support services for the family if needed
  • Take the flowers to the funeral home or the family home of the deceased patient

Qualifications:

  1. Completion of OhioHealth Hospice volunteer training, plus Bereavement program training
  2. Commitment to the philosophy and goals of hospice
  3. Emotional maturity, sensitivity, listening skills
  4. Reference and background check (including fingerprinting)
  5. Skills in listening, empathy and acceptance of people in their current life stage
  6. Understanding of grief and loss issues
  7. Ability to work independently
  8. Available to commit to at least 6-8 hours of volunteer work per month
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL THE OHIOHEALTH HOSPICE VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR AT 419-526-8442.

Skills

  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Bereavement Support
  • Relationship Building
  • Administrative Support

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-6 hours per week

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