We are a nonprofit in-home hospice serving patients all along the Front Range. Providing music for patients living in care communities is a wonderful way to enrich the lives of our patients during this unique time. Music therapy certification is not required. Share your musical talents! Music therapy students and interns welcome! Please visit www.halcyonhospice.org for more information and to view the application, or email Megan at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Music Enrichment Volunteer Position Description
Depends on care facility or patient home
Duties & Responsibilities:
Provide music enrichment sessions to patients in care communities or their home. Music enrichment volunteers provide a calming environment and engage patients through music. Volunteers share their musical talents through singing or playing instruments.
Submit accurate and objective volunteer time summary and patient/client contact reports.
Maintain confidentiality at all times.
Attend required training sessions.
Music enrichment does not require a license or certification, but certified music therapists will need to submit a copy of their license. Excellent listening skills (verbal and non verbal), empathy, sensitivity and awareness. Warmth and acceptance, understanding. Ability to be comfortable with people in emotional distress. Awareness of personal limitations. Reliable and flexible. Able to maintain healthy boundaries for self and client. Preferably, someone who has not experienced a personal loss within the past year
Complete a new volunteer application.
Valid Colorado driver’s license.
Annual proof of current automobile insurance
Pass a Criminal Background Check
Time Commitment & Training:
once/week for about 1-2 hours
Fort Collins & Loveland area
- Wind Instrument
- Hospice Care
- Music Therapy
- Music Arts
- String Instrument
Good Match For
People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- once/week for a few hours
- TB test, drug screening
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