West Side Hospice Volunteer Needed

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Grace Hospice - Cincinnati

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Grace Hospice is in need of compassionate people to visit with their homebound hospice patients. Hospice care provides increased services through a person's journey through terminal illness. Volunteers are the heart of the team and provide the compassionate listening and companionship that many shut-ins need. All training is provided. All different skill sets are needed too. Can you read out loud, can you talk to another person? Believe it or not these skills are in demand and much appreciated by many older adults who are unable to get out of their homes. You can bring the world to them. We ask that you volunteer once a week for at least an hour. The times and days of the week are completely up to you and your schedule. If you are interested, please contact us at sduncan@ghospice.com.

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About Grace Hospice - Cincinnati

Location:

4850 Smith Rd., Suite 100c, Cincinnati, OH 45212, US

Mission Statement

For each employee to treat every patient as their own treasured loved one, providing care that affords a quality of life that outweighs quantity of days, and supports caregivers as their hearts find healing.

Description

Hospice is the only health care system that mandates the involvement of volunteers. This reflects the history of the hospice movement in the United States, which started as an all-volunteer system.

Hospice is designed to provide comfort care as well as spiritual and emotional support in the final phase of a terminal illness. At Grace Hospice, we focus on enhancing the quality of life and our volunteers play a key role in our mission. The hospice philosophy reaches beyond the physical needs of a patient and ensures that a patient spend their final days in comfort and with dignity.

Grace Hospice volunteers are as diverse as our professional staff. Compassion and caring are the hallmarks of any great hospice volunteer, and their involvement are a vital part of our team.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

West SideCincinnati, OH 45238

(39.10313,-84.61652)
 

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour once per week on average
  • being able to listen and interact with another person

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