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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

601 E. Rollins StreetOrlando, FL 32803

About

Palliative care is specialized medical care for people living with serious illness. It focuses on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness. The goal is to improve quality of life for both the patient and the family.

Palliative Care teams are dedicated to providing:

  • Time to devote to family meetings and patient/family counseling
  • Expertise in managing complex physical and emotional symptoms
  • Communication and support for resolving patient/family/physician questions concerning goals of care
  • Coordination of care transitions across different health care settings
Palliative Volunteers:
  • PARTNER with clinical staff to enhance the quality of life for patients and their families during their hospital stay.
  • EXTEND the work of caring professional staff by their presence.
  • PROVIDE companionship and support.
  • ASSIST the patient and family with non-clinical needs.
  • ENGAGE patients and families in positive activities
  • ADVOCATE for patients by sharing concerns or issues with staff
Volunteering in palliative care is an opportunity to be involved in a meaningful way.The Palliative Care Volunteer can make a difference with people who are at critical phase in their life. The Palliative Care Volunteer provides:

Emotional support

Quiet presence

Positive engagement

Assistance to staff

Respite for family members

Please contact us for more information.

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Critical Thinking

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 months

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