We are currently recruiting people who like to sew. We offer the families of our clients teddy bears, throw blankets and/or throw pillows to be made from their loved ones clothing and/or blankets. Abode provides filling for teddy bears and pillows, patterns if needed. These items can be picked up or delivered to you. If you would like to bless a family with this precious gift, please reach out and contact me!
Our volunteers are an important part of our team, providing valuable support to patients and their families. We are seeking caring, compassionate individuals looking for a way to enrich the lives of others.
We have several needs for volunteers that live in Nampa, Meridian, Boise & Mountain Home.
Hospice focuses on the physical, emotional, social and spiritual well being of people with life limiting illnesses. Some of the ways a Volunteer can help support this is through:
* Respite for families
* Companionship, holding a hand, puzzles & games
* Playing music, singing, reading
* Homemaking services, light housework, yard work, shoveling snow
other ways to volunteer:
* Craft: making items such as pillows, lap quilts, clothing protectors, crocheted items, etc.
* Clerical assisting with office related duties
What is required as a volunteer? Be at least 18 years of age, pass drug screening, pass a background check & TB test. These are provided by Abode. After training and being matched with a patient you will be able to make your own schedule.
Hospice services an area of 60 miles from the office location, we are in Meridian our clients are typically Ada, Canyon & Elmore Counties.
Please call to set up an appointment we can meet in our office located at 2090 S. Eagle Rd, Meridian or I could meet you at your convenience.
Julie Ann Parker - Volunteer Coordinator
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- A few hours a week