Hospice volunteers needed for companionship

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Southcoast VNA

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Southcoast Visiting Nurse Association's Hospice Program is looking for volunteers with day, evening and weekend availability. Bi-lingual individuals are needed as well as veteran volunteers.

If you are interested in becoming a hospice volunteer - training will be provided.

Hospice volunteers provide companionship for people at the end of life as well as respite for their caregivers.

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About Southcoast VNA

Location:

200 MILL ROAD, FAIRHAVEN, MA 02719, US

Mission Statement

The Southcoast Visiting Nurse Association is committed to providing high quality comprehensive health and hospice services in the home setting and community-based programs which foster improvement and maintenance of health, prevention of disease and disability and compassionate end-of-life care.

Description

NEEDED: HOSPICE VOLUNTEERS

Southcoast VNA is seeking compassionate, dedicated individuals to provide companionship for patients with end-of-life illness and respite for their family caregivers. Opportunities are also available for a variety of other volunteer roles including office support, fundraising and bereavement. A minimum of 2-4 hours a week and a commitment of one year are required. Volunteers must have a valid drivers license and be able to provide own transportation. Free, extensive Hospice training and on-going support from the Hospice staff is provided.

We are also seeking volunteers who could provide Reiki, Massage, Reflexology, Music or Pet Therapy for patients and their families. Proper certification must be presented during training.

Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator for further details and to sign up for the next Hospice training.

508-973-3219

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Southeastern MAEast Bay RI CommunitiesFairhaven, MA 02719

(41.6376,-70.90365)
 

SKILLS

  • Massage Therapy
  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Music Therapy
  • Crocheting
  • Sewing

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 to 4 hours weekly
  • training provided

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