The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Hospice patients, particularly those with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, appreciate volunteers who talk, read and play games with them during visits. Many patients get very lonely, so the really enjoy visits. Specifically, Heartland is looking for a volunteer to spend an afternoon each week with a patient in her home. Volunteer must be okay with cats. The patient's family will be very thankful the great gift of your friendly presence, especially when it gives family members time to go grocery shopping or run other errands. Heartland serves patients throughout Washtenaw and Wayne Counties. We train volunteer and walk with you every step of the way during this fulfilling and incredible journey. You'll give the gift of comfort, but you will gain so much more! To learn about how to become a volunteer call 734-973-1145 or check out our website: https://www.heartlandhospice.com/.
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Requirements & Commitment
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
After orientation, 1 or 2 hours every week
Two tuberculosis (TB) tests, paid for by Heartland