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Kindred Hospice

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Job Title: Patient Support Volunteer

Work location: Volunteers can work in multiple locations. You can even volunteer in the the county you live in!

Purpose of Position: Hospice is a unique benefit. It is a specialized type of care to help you, and your loved one, take control of your life and your disease. Kindred Hospice believes that every moment matters. We believe in dignity and respect for each patient we serve, and we believe in helping patients make the most out of their life. Volunteers help provide important services to our patients. They can be with our patients when our clinical staff can’t be.

Some typical responsibilities and duties are:

-Being a comforting and supportive presence

-Engaging in patient hobbies, playing board games, playing cards, or discussing current events

-Running errands or light housekeeping for the patient and family

- Encouraging patients to tell their life story

-Providing time for the caregiver to take care of him or herself

Qualifications: Volunteers must be positive, honest, and out going

Commitment: At Kindred Hospice, you will be given the choice of how much time you want to volunteer and how you share your talents. Volunteers are never asked to do anything they are not comfortable doing.

Training: Training is provided. Also, Manager of Volunteer Services is available for questions and assistance when needed. All volunteers must be at least 18 years of age to visit our patients and they must be willing to submit to a TB testing, drug testing, and a criminal background check.

Benefits: Volunteering makes a big difference. You can meet people, gain new skills, and add a whole new experience to your life. Volunteering can lower the risk of depression and stress, while boosting self-confidence. The social contact aspect of helping and working with others can have a profound effect on your overall psychological well-being. If this sounds like something that is right for you, please contact Kindred Hospice Manager of Volunteer Services, Kathy Morrison, at 636-528-2816 or Kathy.morrison@Kindredhospicecare.com


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About Kindred Hospice

Location:

16 The Plaza, Troy, MO 63379, US

Mission Statement

To help patients remain at home and in their own communities, surrounded by friends and family, while receiving the highest-quality, most compassionate home-based care possible.

Description

Hospice provides support and care for people in the last phase of an incurable disease so that they may live as fully and as comfortable as possible. Hospice recognizes that dying is a part of the normal process of living and focuses on enhancing the quality of their remaining life.

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

St.Charles County and Montgomery CountyTroy, MO 63379

(38.9835,-90.9752)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Reading / Writing
  • Visual Arts

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible

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