Hospice volunteer needed for patient in Slater!


(39.175617,-93.875435)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

601 S Hwy 13Lexington, MO 64067
Preferred Hospice of Lexington, MO staff 2017

About

Volunteer fills the gap between loved ones and professional caregivers. Volunteers will be there even when friends and family find it hard to do so. Volunteers don’t have the emotional attachment family does. They are trained to meet the needs of patients and families. They visit on a schedule, yet are open to change as dictated by the patient’s health and interests. They are unpaid, yet priceless.

As a hospice volunteer, you need to:

  • Commit the time to volunteer orientation
  • Be dependable
  • Be patient
  • Be a listener, and comfortable in silence
  • Know your strengths, your limits, and when to say no
  • Be non-judgmental
  • Accept that needs can be physical, emotional and/or spiritual
  • Respect all beliefs, all religious customs and all who lack them

Skills

  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Social Work

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

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

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