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When

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

Where

142 University Dr444 Cherry St, WaverlyChillicothe, OH 45601

About

Job Title: Comfort Companion

Purpose: Comfort companions are friendly visitors to patients who reside either at home or in a facility. Comfort companions spend time with hospice patients, engaging them in conversation, reading, watching TV, and generally serving as a friendly and calming presence. Comfort companions fill an important need for lonely patients or for caregivers who need a short respite.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides company and conversation to hospice patients
  • Is a trusted presence that puts caregivers and patients at ease
  • May perform small household tasks as requested

Time Commitment: One day per month (min.), 2 hour shifts, for a minimum of 6 months plus 4-6 hours of hospice volunteer training and annual online inservices.

Qualifications: Kind, empathetic, respectful, punctual, and safety conscious

Support: Training for this position will be provided.

Dress Code: Casual

Skills

  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training

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