Pet Therapy & Companionship Volunteer Needed - Norwood, MA area


(42.17722,-71.20426)
 

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When

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

Where

Life WorksNorwood, MA 02062
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About

Become A Hospice Volunteer with Brookhaven Hospice

Hospice provides physical, emotional and spiritual support for terminally ill patients and their families. All volunteers receive specialized training and ongoing support and are an integral part of the hospice team of caregivers.

Help make a difference in the lives of our patients and their families!

On your own time. In your own way. With your special skills. Help to make every moment matter.

Patient Care Volunteers

  • Support could include: companionship and caregiver relief, reading, listening, running errands, grocery shopping, and craft projects.

  • Provide special therapies such as Reiki, aromatherapy, pet therapy and music therapy

Administrative and Bereavement Volunteers

  • Support could include: clerical support, assistance with mailings, follow-up calls to bereaved, recognizing birthdays and anniversaries, etc.

Are you a Veteran? Join our Veterans Helping Veterans program!

  • We are recruiting Volunteers who have served in the Military to help our hospice patients who are Veterans

  • Veterans may have unique needs at end of life

  • Your experience helps you relate to and connect with our Veteran patients and their families

Volunteers may be required to have an updated physical, pass a background check and drug test.

To find more, contact Alyssa Neshe, Volunteer Coordinator

P: (855) 820-4801 | aneshe@brookhavenhospice.com

Skills

  • Veteran Care
  • Elder care
  • Music Therapy
  • Animal Therapy
  • Patient Care
  • Spiritual Healing

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 times per month for 30 min- 2 hour visits
  • Drug Screening, TB Screen, Pet Therapy Certification (if applicable)

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