Bereavement Services Volunteer for Veterans at Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center


(33.473034,-81.9873)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Augusta VA Medical Center950 15th StreetAugusta, GA 30901

About

1. Assignment Title

Bereavement Services Volunteer at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center

(*If you are interested in this position please send an email to VHAAUGVoluntaryService@va.gov )

2. Purpose of Assignment

To provide supportive services to help meet patient/family emotional needs in bereavement follow-up

3. Tasks

· Provide telephone contacts per VA policy

· Provide sympathy cards for families

· Attend Hospice Veteran’s Partnership meeting quarterly

· Provide service report of calls and mailings to Hospice/Palliative Care Coordinator

· Provide educational materials as needed

4. Time Commitment

4 hours per week

5. Requirements

· Pass a background check

· . Demonstrates experience in the areas of life-threatening and chronic illness, grief and loss.

· Skill in both oral and written communication

6. Training and Skill Development

· Initial and annual volunteer training.

· Assignment specific training

7. Supervision

Volunteer reports to: Linda Doyle, RN Hospice/Palliative Care Coordinator

Feedback: Annual written

8. Supporting policies

* VHA Handbook 1620.01

* Medical Center Policy MEMORANDUM NO. 119-14-01

10.Working Conditions

Where/what’s provided: 2B Hospice unit UP town VA

May work from home

11. Benefits

· Lunch provided for volunteers working a 4 or more hour shift.

· Structured recognition/awards program

· Annual Flu Shot at no cost

· Eligible to join credit union

· Make tax-free purchases in Canteen store

Skills

  • Veteran Care

Good Match For

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Requirements & Commitment

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