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End of Life Doula training Rahway, NJ (multiple locations)

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ORGANIZATION: Ascend Health

  • 19 people are interested

Ascend Hospice of NJ is seeking compassionate individuals to join our End of Life Doula volunteer program. Our End of Life Doula program equips volunteers eager and willing to accompany the dying and their families, through an intensive, practically based model of care, preparing doulas to provide emotional and spiritual support and guidance in the final days of life service. End of Life Doula Certificates are awarded once training and required service is completed.

Requirements:

  • Complete Ascend Volunteer Training
  • 6 hour Workshop
  • Monthly Mentoring (group/ virtual)
  • 2x/year Education Session (group/virtual)
  • Volunteers must complete 1 year commitment & 100 service hours to receive an Ascend of life Doula Certificate

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About Ascend Health

Location:

1600 St. Georges Avenue, Rahway, NJ 07065, US

Mission Statement

Ascend Healthcare believes in providing compassionate care and preserving quality of life for all patients at every stage of illness or injury. Our goal is to relieve the patients burden and ease stress with integrity and compassion, through hospice services. We embrace a holistic and personalized approach, as we care for the whole person, mind, body and spirit.

Description

Founded in 1995, Ascend Healthcare is a non-denominational, multi-cultural hospice and palliative care provider. We believe that hospice services should reflect the life we live - fully with dignity and grace. Our hospice team offers comfort and care at the most sensitive time.

Ascend Healthcare serves all counties throughout the state of New Jersey

Companion & Music Volunteers, Certified Reiki, massage therapy & reflexology practitioners
Pet Therapy Volunteers. Pets must be certified as therapy animals by an organization like TDI Therapy Dogs International-http://www.tdi-dog.org/ OR
Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs - http://www.golden-dogs.org/

Vet to Vet Volunteers.

Governor Phil Murphy signed a new executive order requiring all healthcare workers to be vaccinated and boosted. As a result, all volunteers must received their booster dose by February 28th. Volunteers are required to be compliant with Ascend Hospice policies, practices and facility requirements for infection control. We provide a Quantiferon blood test (TB screening), a MMR titer (measles, mumps & rubella immunity), background check and personal protective equipment, plus volunteer training!

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Community, Health & Medicine

WHEN

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WHERE

Ascend Hospice1600 St Georges AveRahway, NJ 07065

(40.61544,-74.28606)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Patient Care

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Full day training with breaks
  • Program participation commitment of at least 1 year from date of completion of training.

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