Life Story Volunteer


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

2161 Leonard Street NWGrand Rapids, MI 49504

About

Help make a legacy of an amazing person's life by recording their life history. Life Story volunteers interview terminally ill hospice participants and provide a written keepsake of a patient’s life story for family members. Interviews are devised of questions from the BeRemembered.com website and responses are recorded either on paper or directly on BeRemembered.com. The goal of the life story volunteer is to give patients an opportunity to share their story, and provide companionship, purpose, and facilitation of grief through reminiscing before they pass away. The purpose of the life story volunteer is also to give loved ones an opportunity to learn about, reminisce, and grieve their loved one. This is a great way to learn about history from those who lived it. And our participants find that telling their story gives their life meaning and purpose in their final days.

If you have had the recent loss of a loved one we asked that you wait a 12 month bereavement period before volunteering with us.


Please contact Heidi at 616-719-0919, hpelton@emmanuelhospice.org. Volunteer applications are also on our website www.emmanuelhospice.org.

WE CANNOT WAIT FOR YOU TO JOIN OUR EMMANUEL HOSPICE TEAM!!


Skills

  • Hospice Care
  • Journalism
  • Bereavement Support
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Healthcare
  • Nursing

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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