Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Indianapolis AreaIndianapolis, IN 46240

About

Companion Volunteers visit bedside offering comfort, compassion and understanding to hospice patients. Volunteers usually have 1-3 patients at the same location depending on the volunteer’s availability and the needs of the patients. Most visits last about an hour.

Each patient is unique and has different interests. Some common activities include:

  • Reading or watching TV together
  • Listening to music together
  • Singing classic songs or hymns
  • Sharing stories
  • Going for a stroll around the building
  • Play games and puzzles

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour per week

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