Companion Volunteers Needed


(34.10268,-81.18351)
 

Cause Areas

When

Wed Apr 18, 2018 - Thu Oct 18, 2018

Where

7825 Broad River RoadSuite 100Irmo, SC 29063

About

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!

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Customer Service

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours

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