Lend a Helping Hand, Become a Hospice Volunteer!


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

2820 W. Market St.Akron, OH 44333

About

The AseraCare Hospice is seeking caring, compassionate individuals who would be willing to spend time visiting with our terminally ill patients and their families. Volunteers spend sacred time together with patients and families by accompanying them during their final journey. Companions offer patients healing by practicing a calming presence, deep compassion, and generous listening.

What can Hospice Volunteers do?

-Assist in reminiscing/telling life stories.

-Take part in activities such as; Bingo, puzzles, playing card games or reading

-Assist caregivers in providing them time to run an errand, shower, or nap.

REQUIREMENTS:
* Attendance at all required sessions of the Direct Volunteer Training/Orientation, including specific training on decision making about providing care for a patient on Hospice
* Acceptance of supervision and direction from appropriate team members as is applicable to this program.
* Maintenance of appropriate boundaries and confidentiality.

This volunteer opportunity is available to the following types of volunteers

Adult (18+)

We need volunteers who are free at these times

Weekdays: Hours between 8am-8pm

Weekends: Hours as needed.

This volunteer opportunity addresses the following social interests

Health & Seniors

If you are interested in providing a caring hand in the lives of others, consider becoming a Hospice Volunteer for AseraCare. If interested please contact the Volunteer Coordinator.

We hope you’ll join our dynamic volunteer team!!

Sincerely Yours,

Michael Collins

Volunteer Program Coordinator

2820 W. Market St., Ste. 100 Akron, Oh 44333

Michael.collins@aseracare.com

330-835-3813

Skills

  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE
  • 2 Step- TB Screening, Drug Test

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