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Seeking Fun and Dependable Volunteer for Friendly Visits

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Heartland Hospice

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Heartland Hospice is seeking kind, compassionate, and dependable volunteers to be friendly visitors to our hospice patients. As a hospice volunteer, you will be an important part of the hospice team. As a Friendly Visitor Volunteer, you can provide much-needed companionship by visiting with patients in their homes. Activities that our volunteers do include:

- Engaging in friendly conversation
- Reading and writing with the patient
- Playing games
- Sharing hobbies
- Playing music
- Watching TV/Movies with patient
- Helping with household duties the patient might not be able to do
- And Much Much More!!!

We provide full training in Hospice philosophy and volunteer duties. Orientation and on-going training provided! Background and reference check required. Volunteer will be driving to patients home for visits, so you will need a reliable mode of transportation. We can work with you schedule!

Volunteers must be 18 years or older to volunteer directly with patients. No previous training or volunteer work required. We are not taking any court ordered community service volunteers. You must have your own reliable vehicle and be willing to travel to visit patients. Below is a list of the communities that we serve:

Counties Served: Richmond City, Chesterfield, Henrico, Goochland, Hanover, New Kent, Powhatan, Colonial Heights City, Hopewell City, Petersburg City, Louisa, Amelia, Caroline, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, King and Queen, King William, Prince George.

If you feel the call to serve in this capacity, we welcome your willingness to serve.

COVID-19 Announcement:
The staff at Heartland is following all of the CDC Guidelines and the Virginia Department of Health when it comes to PPE. We will provide you with all of your PPE needs.

We have many ways for volunteers to engage and change the lives of our patients, follow our HandsOn or Volunteer Match page, or email Holly Tole, VC or Sarah Akin, VC for questions about this and other job listing/s. If you have the heart for it, we welcome your willingness to serve.

- Holly Tole, Volunteer Coordinator - 804.432.5935 or holly.tole@hcr-manorcare.com

- Sarah Akin, Volunteer Coordinator - 804.998.7095 or sarah.akin@hcr-manorcare.com

More opportunities with Heartland Hospice

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Heartland Hospice

Location:

10800 Midlothian Turnpike, Suite 303, Richmond, VA 23235, US

Mission Statement

We believe that our mission is to enrich lives by providing high quality services and products. That begins with every life we encounter: our employees, our patients and those who love and care for them, the communities in which we operate, our stakeholders and those who are yet to become our customers. GUIDING PRINCIPLES Our purpose is to serve. Our priority is to grow. Our commitment is to lead. OUR PURPOSE IS TO SERVE - Serve our patients and their families - Serve our employees - Serve our owner(s) and stakeholders - Serve our communities OUR PRIORITY IS TO GROW - Grow our services - Grow our census to serve more people - Grow our business and improve our results - Grow our employees OUR COMMITMENT IS TO LEAD - Lead with integrity and honesty - Lead responsibly - Lead change and improvement - Lead with vision

Description

Heartland Hospice is recruiting for volunteers to provide friendly visits and caregiver relief/respite sitting for terminally ill patients and their families. We have many ways for volunteers to engage and change the lives of our patients. If you have the heart for it, we welcome your willingness to serve.

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Richmond, Chesterfield, Henrico, PowhatanTri-Cities, New Kent, Amelia, Goochland, Hanover10800 Midlothian Turnpike, Suite 303Richmond, VA 23235

(37.52134,-77.5734)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Relationship Building
  • Spanish

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible; 6 month and 40 hours minimum commitment
  • References, flexibility, compassionate attitude, kind, active, have reliable transportation and willing to travel

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