The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
As a hospice volunteer, you will be providing emotional, social, spiritual, and practical (non-medical) support for people living with a life-threatening illness, their caregivers and families.
-Read books or play music for those who are unable to visit with you, but need to know they are not alone -Share laughter and tears -Share life stories -Compassionate and active listening -Watch movies and television -Doing arts and crafts -Comfortable with openly talking about death, dying, and bereavement
A screening interview, personal and background checks and completion of a training program are required prior to placement....