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Liberty Lutheran Services

Through this program, Liberty Hospice recruits and trains Veterans for volunteer opportunities with Veterans who are on hospice care. Volunteers are a crucial part of Liberty Hospice’s commitment for ensuring excellent care at the end of life is available for our nation’s Veterans and that support is available for their families.

Veteran Volunteers receive training and guidance about how to simply be present with fellow Veterans as they near end of life. Activities can include reading, chatting, sharing stories, playing games, and getting to know Veterans families and friends who may be visiting.

We ask a one to two hour commitment visiting about once every two weeks. **Background checks and a 2-step PPD are required to visit hospice patients**

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About Liberty Lutheran Services

Location:

7002 Butler Pike, Ambler, PA 19002, US

Mission Statement

Liberty Lutheran faithfully accompanies and empowers individuals and families by honoring choices and promoting well-being. We do this through our unique approach to housing, healthcare, and wellness services that address every stage of the advancing years.

Description

Liberty’s faith-based, non-profit organization impacts the health and well-being of more than 10,000 senior adults through a dynamic range of services and lifestyle options including senior living communities, in-home senior care, senior wellness programs, and community and congregational programs, outreach, and support.

We remain dedicated to accommodating each individual’s unique preferences through the variety of different avenues we provide to age successfully, maintain health, nurture inspiration, build resiliency, and/or renew hope.

The Liberty Lutheran family of services includes: Artman, Paul's Run, The Hearth at Drexel, The Village at Penn State, The Becoming Center, Liberty at Home, Liberty Hospice, LCFS’ West Philadelphia Senior Community Center, Lutheran Congregational Services, and Lutheran Disaster Response-Eastern PA. Liberty is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and recognized by the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

250 N. Bethlehem PikeAmbler, PA 19002

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Elder care

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 - 2 hours every two weeks
  • ability to listen and be a caring presence

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