Good Shepherd Hospice: Vet to Vet Volunteer Wanted

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Good Shepherd Hospice

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Good Shepherd is looking for Veterans who want to volunteer to visit our Veteran Patients. Veteran Volunteers have the unique ability to relate, connect, share stories about serving our country and give strength to our veteran patients. Veteran Volunteers help enhance the quality of life for veteran hospice patients during times of reflection and this creates a common bond that means so much to our patients and their families.

Volunteering with Veteran Hospice patients takes as little as two hours a week. Can you spare two hours a week to put smile on the face of a veteran that is going through a hard time? What a wonderful gift that would be and it is so special to our patients and the patients family.

Please contact,Gabby Weeks (816) 945-0800 to get started. You can also email her at gabrielle.weeks@goodshepherdhospice.com

Good Shepherd will provide the training and resources that you need to be successful. We will do our best to assign a patient that is closest to your preferred location. All Vet to Vet Volunteers must be 18 years or older and must pass our background check. d Shepherd is looking for Veterans who want to volunteer to visit our Veteran Patients. Veteran Volunteers have the unique ability to relate, connect, share stories about serving our country and give strength to our veteran patients. Veteran Volunteers help enhance the quality of life for veteran hospice patients during times of reflection and this creates a common bond that means so much to our patients and their families.

Volunteering with Veteran Hospice patients takes as little as two hours a week. Can you spare two hours a week to put smile on the face of a veteran that is going through a hard time? What a wonderful gift that would be and it is so special to our patients and the patients family.

Please contact,Gabby Weeks (816) 945-0800 to get started. You can also email her at gabrielle.weeks@goodshepherdhospice.com

Good Shepherd will provide the training and resources that you need to be successful. We will do our best to assign a patient that is closest to your preferred location. All Vet to Vet Volunteers must be 18 years or older and must pass our background check. d Shepherd is looking for Veterans who want to volunteer to visit our Veteran Patients. Veteran Volunteers have the unique ability to relate, connect, share stories about serving our country and give strength to our veteran patients. Veteran Volunteers help enhance the quality of life for veteran hospice patients during times of reflection and this creates a common bond that means so much to our patients and their families.

Volunteering with Veteran Hospice patients takes as little as two hours a week. Can you spare two hours a week to put smile on the face of a veteran that is going through a hard time? What a wonderful gift that would be and it is so special to our patients and the patients family.

Please contact,Gabby Weeks (816) 945-0800 to get started. You can also email her at gabrielle.weeks@goodshepherdhospice.com

Good Shepherd will provide the training and resources that you need to be successful. We will do our best to assign a patient that is closest to your preferred location. All Vet to Vet Volunteers must be 18 years or older and must pass our background check. d Shepherd is looking for Veterans who want to volunteer to visit our Veteran Patients. Veteran Volunteers have the unique ability to relate, connect, share stories about serving our country and give strength to our veteran patients. Veteran Volunteers help enhance the quality of life for veteran hospice patients during times of reflection and this creates a common bond that means so much to our patients and their families.

Volunteering with Veteran Hospice patients takes as little as two hours a week. Can you spare two hours a week to put smile on the face of a veteran that is going through a hard time? What a wonderful gift that would be and it is so special to our patients and the patients family.

Please contact,Gabby Weeks (816) 945-0800 to get started. You can also email her at gabrielle.weeks@goodshepherdhospice.com

Good Shepherd will provide the training and resources that you need to be successful. We will do our best to assign a patient that is closest to your preferred location. All Vet to Vet Volunteers must be 18 years or older and must pass our background check. d Shepherd is looking for Veterans who want to volunteer to visit our Veteran Patients. Veteran Volunteers have the unique ability to relate, connect, share stories about serving our country and give strength to our veteran patients. Veteran Volunteers help enhance the quality of life for veteran hospice patients during times of reflection and this creates a common bond that means so much to our patients and their families.

Volunteering with Veteran Hospice patients takes as little as two hours a week. Can you spare two hours a week to put smile on the face of a veteran that is going through a hard time? What a wonderful gift that would be and it is so special to our patients and the patients family.

Please contact,Gabby Weeks (816) 945-0800 to get started. You can also email her at gabrielle.weeks@goodshepherdhospice.com

Good Shepherd will provide the training and resources that you need to be successful. We will do our best to assign a patient that is closest to your preferred location. All Vet to Vet Volunteers must be 18 years or older and must pass our background check.


Good Shepherd Hospice is a Level 2 We Honor Veterans Community Partner. The WE Honor Veterans Program is a part of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and the Department of Veteran Affairs. It is a program that empowers hospices to take care of the unique needs of dying Veterans.

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About Good Shepherd Hospice

Location:

123 W Kansas Ave, Independence, MO 64050, US

Mission Statement

Serving people with compassion and dignity.

Description

COMPASSIONATE ABOUT CARE. passionate about life.

At Good Shepherd Hospice, we believe that health care is more than just a diagnosis and a treatment. It's a daily exercise in making this moment...this today...the very best it can be. We're here to help our patients achieve that goal - physically, mentally, spiritually...and for whatever that means individually.

We believe that in the passing of a person’s life, there are also extraordinary opportunities for compassion, reconciliation, spiritual healing, and renewal.

Our Volunteers play a vital role in our Hospice program. From working in the office, to creating special projects at home, to visiting to provide companionship and ease lonliness, Good Shepherd Hospice Volunteers make special moments happen again and again for the patients and families we serve.

Our History - 22 Years of Comforting and Serving

Good Shepherd Hospice opened its first office in Oklahoma City in 1995. We now have a regional presence serving Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri and Texas. Along the way, we’ve touched the lives of more than 20,000 patients and shepherded 50, 000+ family members through their time of need. Every member of our team receives comprehensive, ongoing training. We are a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Association, Medicare Certified and State Licensed.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

123 Kansas AveIndependence, MO 64050

(39.09071,-94.4146)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 Hours a week is all it takes to make a difference.
  • Qualities we look for in volunteers are: Must be a Veteran have compassion and empathy. Must be reliable and able to commit at least 6 months to 1 year of volunteering with veteran patients.

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