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Arbor Hospice - Ann Arbor

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Quality of care is one of the cornerstones of our mission - a mission that could not be accomplished without the many 'helping hands' of our volunteers. We are seeking licensed cosmetologists and barbers who are interested in providing in-home haircuts to our patients. When facing the end of life, maintaining one's dignity and sense of being oneself are imperative. Providing a haircut to a patient who cannot leave his or her home is a treasured gift to both the patient and their family.

Our patients reside in Washtenaw, Livingston, Western Wayne, and surrounding counties. Visits take place in patients' own homes, as well as nursing homes, assisted living, memory care, group homes, and hospitals. Our hospice volunteers have shared that they find their work to be personally gratifying and meaningful, and we hope that you will share in this experience.

Volunteers will be provided with ongoing one-on-one staff support throughout their service with us, and will be invited to ongoing education opportunities, and appreciation events. Our volunteers must complete an online application, interview, background checks, an orientation class, fingerprinting, and annual TB testing, and provide a copy of current licensure.

Arbor Hospice requires that any person who has suffered a personal loss wait a period of 12 months prior to volunteering. Thank you for considering this enriching and unique volunteer opportunity.

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About Arbor Hospice - Ann Arbor

Location:

2366 Oak Valley Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Arbor Hospice is to give comfort, assurance and care to families and patients who have life-limiting illnesses, and to educate and nurture others in this care.

Description

We provide hospice care to seriously ill patients and their families throughout southeastern Michigan. Care is provided by a team of trained caregivers in patient homes, hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities and in our 26-bed residence in Ann Arbor.

We care for people of all ages - from infants to the elderly. Our services reach Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, Monroe, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties with branches in Ann Arbor, Trenton and Northville.

Arbor Hospice is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2366 Oak Valley DriveAnn Arbor, MI 48103

(42.25124,-83.77759)
 

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • Relationship Building
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-3 times per month, and 1 year commitment
  • Annual TB testing, current cosmetology license

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