Hospice Volunteering in Napa

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Continuum Care Hospice

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Continuum Hospice

Continuum Hospice seeks volunteers in Napa and Napa County to make friendly visits to people on hospice. Hospice volunteering will give you an opportunity to truly make a difference in another's life. Your smile, your listening, your attention and compassionate presence will bring the important gift of connection and affirmation to someone in their last phase of life. Many of our volunteers read out loud, play music, or accompany patients to community activities in their facility. They will assist in writing legacy letters, have life-review conversation, or just sit in companionable silence providing a gentle touch of the hand. Some volunteers provide respite for the caregiving family member who needs an hour or two break. You will receive orientation to hospice concepts as well as training for your patient visits. We schedule orientation and training for days, times, and a location convenient for you.

You will be well-supported by the hospice team and greatly appreciated by your patients and their families.
Volunteer Coordinator, Monica Jones, welcomes your questions about how you can become a hospice volunteer.

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About Continuum Care Hospice

Location:

7677 Oakport St, Suite 110, OAKLAND, CA 94621, US

Mission Statement

Continuum Care Hospice’s mission is to provide the terminally ill patient and their loved ones with the support and care they require to live their lives comfortably. Our goal is to provide physical, emotional, and spiritual comfort. We believe that Hospice care should be available to any and all persons with an illness for which there is no cure or for persons who elect not to attempt a cure, resulting in a limited life expectancy.

Description

Seeking Volunteers in Marin, Alameda and Contra Costa Countie. Do you have a need for a little something more in your life...something that can provide a strong sense of connection and fulfillment? Are you looking for a way to share your knowledge, talent and heart that will have a meaningful impact on the lives of others?

Volunteering with Continuum Care Hospice offers you the opportunity to belong to a volunteer fellowship, benefit your well-being and do satisfying work to provide compassionate care to others. You will be a vital and valued member of our team.

The main role of a volunteer at Continuum Care Hospice is patient and family support. Volunteers also provide crucial assistance with administrative support, community outreach, fundraising and special projects.

Choose your best fit from a wide variety of volunteer opportunities and receive specialized free training that will give you confidence in your ability to help while being able to design your own schedule as part of an invaluable team.

Our volunteers tell us that volunteering with Continuum Care Hospice is life-changing and one of the most rewarding experiences of their lives.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

580 Coombs StNapa, CA 94559

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Healthcare
  • Elder care

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible- typically 2-3 hours per week
  • Orientation and training is free; Volunteers must provide own transportation to visits.

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