Caring Companion Needed

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Elara Caring

  • 15 people are interested

Great Lakes Caring Hospice, a leading care provider in the Midwest, is looking for compassionate volunteers willing to donate their time to provide exceptional end-of-life care to local hospice patients and their families. Volunteers are needed to visit with patients and engage them in activities such as, playing music or singing, working on a craft project or sharing a special talent, or simply providing companionship through listening, talking, or holding a hand. Volunteers can sometimes provide respite care, allowing family members to take a much-needed break. There are also volunteer opportunities within the Great Lakes Caring Hospice office, assisting staff with mailing, filing, computer work and data entry, as well as other special projects. Great Lakes Caring is also looking for pet therapy volunteers. These volunteers along with their trained pet companions visit Hospice patients in facilities. Dogs must be certified in order to visit patients. Hours are very flexible, weekdays, evenings or weekends. Typically, we ask that you would visit your assigned patient 1-2 hours per week, or offer 1-2 hours per week of work in the office.

For more information, contact Dana @ 1-800-379-1600 ext. 3221 or dperrin@GreatLakesCaring.com

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About Elara Caring

Location:

6120 Stadium Dr, Kalamazoo, MI 49009, US

Mission Statement

Right Care, Right Time, Right Place

Description

Elara Caring is one of the nation’s largest providers of home-based
care, with a footprint in the Northeast, Midwest and South. Elara brings together three awardwinning organizations - Great Lakes Caring, National Home Health Care, and Jordan Health
Services - into one transformational company, which provides the highest-quality
comprehensive care continuum of personal care, skilled home health, hospice care and
behavioral health.
Elara Caring leads patients through the post-acute care journey by providing the appropriate
level of care, delivered wherever our patients call home. The company’s intimate understanding
of its patients’ needs allows it to apply proprietary platforms to deliver proactive, customized
care that improves quality of life and keeps patients in their homes.
The company, comprised of 35,000 caregivers serving over 60,000 patients and their families
daily, in 225 locations across 16 states, is focused on providing patients with the right care, at
the right time, in the right place.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Various Kalamazoo County Area LocationsKalamazoo, MI 49009

(42.29561,-85.66392)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Keyboard Instrument
  • Music Therapy
  • Reading / Writing
  • Music Arts

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours per week

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