Companionship Volunteers Needed - Portage, MI
Elara Caring Hospice, a leading care provider in the Midwest, is looking for compassionate volunteers willing to donate their time to provide exceptional end-of-life care to local hospice patients and their families. Volunteers are needed to visit with patients and engage them in activities such as, playing music or singing, working on a craft project or sharing a special talent, or simply providing companionship through listening, talking, or holding a hand. Volunteers can sometimes provide respite care, allowing family members to take a much-needed break. There are also volunteer opportunities within the Elara Caring Hospice office, assisting staff with mailing, filing, computer work and data entry, as well as other special projects. Elara Caring is also looking for pet therapy volunteers. These volunteers along with their trained pet companions visit Hospice patients in facilities. Dogs must be certified in order to visit patients. Hours are very flexible, weekdays, evenings or weekends. Typically, we ask that you would visit your assigned patient 1-2 hours per week, or offer 1-2 hours per week of work in the office.
For more information, please contact Michelle Storey @ 1-517-513-7008 or email@example.com
About Elara Caring
6120 Stadium Dr, Kalamazoo, MI 49009, US
Right Care, Right Time, Right Place
Elara Caring is one of the nation’s largest providers of home-based
care, with a footprint in the Northeast, Midwest and South. Elara brings together three awardwinning organizations - Great Lakes Caring, National Home Health Care, and Jordan Health
Services - into one transformational company, which provides the highest-quality
comprehensive care continuum of personal care, skilled home health, hospice care and
Elara Caring leads patients through the post-acute care journey by providing the appropriate
level of care, delivered wherever our patients call home. The company’s intimate understanding
of its patients’ needs allows it to apply proprietary platforms to deliver proactive, customized
care that improves quality of life and keeps patients in their homes.
The company, comprised of 35,000 caregivers serving over 60,000 patients and their families
daily, in 225 locations across 16 states, is focused on providing patients with the right care, at
the right time, in the right place.