Tidewell Hospice is in search of volunteers willing to provide short respite visits for caregivers of hospice patients. Volunteers stay in the home with the patient so that the caregiver can enjoy a movie, go to an appointment, or take care of necesities such as food shopping and errands. A few hours a week makes a HUGE difference! Opportunities throughout Charlotte County.
Opportunities are generally flexible, but may require a weekly commitment. Orientation and thorough training provided. Volunteers have access to ongoing education and an extensive volunteer recognition program.
Tidewell Hospice's mission is to provide the highest quality of care that embraces a comprehensive continuum of services for patients and families dealing with advanced illness
Tidewell is an independent, not-for-profit organization offering a home-based, total support system for patients and families dealing with a life-limiting illness, serving more than 1100 patients a day in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte and DeSoto counties. Volunteers are part of the Hospice Team that offers supportive medical, emotional, spiritual and volunteer services to patients and families who are facing difficulties at the end of life. Hospice volunteers are concerned individuals who willingly give of their time and talents to help Hospice families in many ways. They come from all walks of life, bonded by the mutual desire to serve the community.