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.
Are you looking for a rewarding volunteer experience? Friendly visitors are urgently needed! Homestead Hospice of Columbiais seeking caring and dedicated volunteers to provide companionship to patients and support for families.
Some of our opportunities include:
Visit with a patient and provide companionship
Sit and offer a listening ear, have simple conversations
Give caregivers an opportunity to run errands, go on appointments, or have lunch with a friend
Read a book to a patient
Write letters, play music
Watch a movie, play cards or board games, walk outside
Do crafts, help patient write their life story
Offer a calming presence just by being there
Know that hospice volunteering is as rewarding for you as it is for our families!