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Bereavement Support Volunteer - OhioHealth At Home

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ORGANIZATION: OhioHealth At Home of Mansfield (Hospice)

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OhioHealth At Home 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 (optional)

Qualifications:

  1. Completion of OhioHealth At Home 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. Ability to commit to at least 6-10 hours of volunteer work per month
  9. Must be COVID/flu vaccinated or willing to get vaccinated.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL THE OHIOHEALTH AT HOME HOSPICE VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR AT (419) 526-8442.

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About OhioHealth At Home of Mansfield (Hospice)

Location:

50 Industrial Drive (and surrounding area), Lexington, OH 44904, US

Mission Statement

At OhioHealth at Home (Hospice), we help people make the most of every minute when end-of-life care is needed.

Description

Hospice Care

Wherever the patient calls home, OhioHealth At Home is there to provide hospice support. Whether the patient lives in their own home, a nursing home or assisted-living facility, we’ll provide physician-led, comprehensive hospice care.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
Health & Medicine, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

50 Industrial DriveSurrounding areaLexington, OH 44904

(40.67938,-82.56702)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6-10 hours per month

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