Grace Hospice is seeking volunteers to assist with the care of our patient and/or caregivers.
Support for patients. This can include visiting, reading, taking walks, writing letters, interpreting for those who do not speak English, bringing in music, and supervising therapeutic visits with pets. Volunteers with necessary certification can also provide massage therapy.
Respite and support for family members. Volunteers can assist with shopping or light household maintenance, or allow family caregivers the opportunity to take care of necessary errands, exercise, or simply have some time alone. Volunteers can also help care for a family pet.
Bereavement support programs. Hospice volunteers can work closely with the hospice’s bereavement staff. Duties may include assisting a support group facilitator, serving refreshments, or helping with mailings to families.
Fundraising and administrative work. A volunteer with clerical skills can serve a hospice by helping in the office with administrative duties. Fundraising responsibilities can range from preparing mailings or thank-you letters to organizing fundraising events and contacting potential donors.
Special skills and interests. Notaries, barbers and beauticians often volunteer their services to patients. Musicians often volunteer to play at hospice inpatient facilities.
This is a flexible program, volunteering as much or as little as you are able.
Some of the requirement are
- · 18 years or older
- · Have own transportation
- · Background check
- · Finger prints
- · Tb Step I & II
- · Drug Test
For more information about this rewarding opportunity, call Julie at Grace Hospice today at 616.432.2050 or email email@example.com
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