Veteran-to-Veteran Patient Support Volunteer - OhioHealth Hospice


(40.745438,-82.55384)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

1020 Cricket LaneSurrounding areaMansfield, OH 44906

About

VETERANS NEEDED!

OhioHealth Hospice Veteran-to-Veteran Program Support Volunteers:

  • Provide support and companionship to their fellow Veterans at end of life
  • Sit bedside and offer conversation/listening ear
  • Assist with interactive activities like creating a scrapbook of memories
  • Read books/scripture
  • Play music/sing

Qualifications:

  1. Completion of OhioHealth Hospice volunteer training, plus Veteran to Veteran program training
  2. Commitment to the philosophy and goals of hospice
  3. Emotional maturity, sensitivity, listening skills
  4. Reference and background check (including fingerprinting)
  5. Skills in listening, empathy and acceptance of people in their current life stage
  6. Understanding of grief and loss issues
  7. Ability to work independently
  8. Available to commit to at least 6-8 hours of volunteer work per month
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL THE OHIOHEALTH HOSPICE VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR AT (419) 526-8442.

Skills

  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Patient Care

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6-8 hours per month

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