Palo Alto - Hospice Volunteer Needed


Cause Areas

When

Thu Mar 01, 2018 - Fri Dec 28, 2018

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care

About

Find a purpose, develop new skills, share your time... You can make a difference!

Seasons Hospice is looking for Volunteers to visit patients in Mountain View, Sunnyvale, and Cupertino.

As a Seasons Hospice Volunteer, you'll help patients and family members by offering emotional support and companionship. Volunteer activities with patients include: Reading out loud, listening to music, writing letters, doing crafts, asking patients to tell their life stories, but most of all, becoming a friend with someone dealing with a terminal illness.

If you are looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity, then this is for you!

Training to be a Seasons Hospice Volunteer is extensive but the time is well spent if you have an interest in hospice or healthcare.

Requirements:

  • Completion of 5-6 hours of self-study online modules
  • An untarnished criminal background history
  • Motor vehicle report with no more than 3 moving violations within the past 36 months
  • Simple physical exam, offered to you at no cost
  • Tuberculosis skin test, offered to you for free at our office
  • Volunteers must be 18 years or older

Skills

  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • Mental Health
  • Bereavement Support
  • Healthcare
  • Nursing

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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