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ORGANIZATION: CHI Franciscan Hospice and Palliative Care

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Franciscan Hospice and Palliative Care works together as a team of professionals and volunteers to discover and meet the unique needs of patients at the end of their lives and their families. We provide them with both practical and emotional support. Whether it's a private home, skilled nursing facility, adult family home, or the Franciscan Hospice House, we meet our patients where they are to offer both comfort and companionship.


Qualified Volunteers Must:

· Be 16 years of age and older
· Pass criminal background and character reference
· Provide copy of current driver’s license, car insurance, and record of flu shot
· Be available to volunteer up to 4 hours a week for one year
· Have the ability to listen with empathy and without judgement
· Have respect for all people no matter their creed, culture, gender or lifestyle
· Maintain confidentiality
· Complete the screening, training, reporting, and ongoing education required of all volunteers
· Show proof of completed COVID vaccination

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to join our community of compassionate volunteers, please go to www.chifranciscan.org, click on "our services," then choose Hospice and Palliative Care and click on "become a volunteer"

You can also call James Bentley 253--538--4649 or email: jamesbentley@chifranciscan.org

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About CHI Franciscan Hospice and Palliative Care

Location:

2901 Bridgeport Way W, University Place, WA 98466, US

Mission Statement

To affirm life. To ask people how they want to live their final days. To provide quality Hospice services in a timely manner to all who qualify regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, ethnic background or ability to pay. To enhance the care of all dying in the community by education and example.

Description

Franciscan Hospice exists in the hope and belief that through appropriate care, and promotion of a caring community sensitive to their needs, patients and their families may be free to attain a degree of mental and spiritual preparation for death that is satisfactory to them.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Race & Ethnicity
Community, Health & Medicine, Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Tacoma, WA 98405

(47.24571,-122.47734)
 

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 year availability

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