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Tapestry Hospice

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Tapestry Hospice

VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES/ OPTIONS:

Patient/ Family Support: (visit with patient and/ or family members in a variety of settings)

Errand Running, Grocery Shopping, Baking, Light Meal Preparation, Yard Work, Landscaping, Planting

Social Interaction (birthday celebration, sitting and reading with patient, share games or movies or any other areas of interest)

Pet Therapy (for certified owner and pet)

Arts and Crafts (knitting, crocheting, painting, drawing, photography, photo album, scrapbooking)

Music (choir, play an instrument, listen to music)

Office Support:

Administrative Duties (filing, typing, answering phones, stuffing letters, making phone calls)

Technical Support

LOCATIONS:

We have a variety of locations where you are able to volunteer to make your travel most convenient for you. The majority of our patients live in their homes and reside in the following counties: Cobb, Fulton, Bartow, Gordon, Pickens, Gilmer, Floyd, Douglas and Paulding. We also have patients in living facilities.

You set your own schedule!

WHY VOLUNTEER?

Tangible Benefits:

  • Gaining valuable work-related experience for your resume
  • Developing new interests and exploring career opportunities
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Networking opportunities in the healthcare and local business sectors
  • Free annual TB testing

Through experience our volunteers tell us of other and perhaps, more important and lasting benefits like:

  • Making a difference doing worthwhile work
  • Sharing skills and learning new ones
  • Meeting others and making long-lasting friends
  • Sharing time with a friend/family member giving back to the community
  • Experiencing personal satisfaction and fulfillment

For more information and to sign-up contact the Volunteer Coordinator, Megan Guthrie via email at megan.guthrie@tapestryhospice.com or phone (470)221-0221.

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About Tapestry Hospice

Location:

105 Laurel Creek Rd SE, Calhoun, GA 30701, US

Mission Statement

To assist any person with a terminal illness with the ability to live with little or no pain or suffering and to accept death without fear. To assist families and friends through their loved one’s dying and death, providing compassionate bereavement care for all concerned. To meet the special physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the terminally ill and their families, with compassion, comfort, dignity and quality palliative (comfort) and support care. To meet the needs of the communities in which we live in education, awareness and support systems of the terminally ill citizens within them.

Description

Tapestry Hospice is a local for-profit organization developed and owned by physicians, nurses and specialty community leaders. We live here, we work here and we have our own family as patients. We care about our community and we care deeply about our patients and their families. We began our company with the idea that we know our community better than the big corporate hospice companies. We have long been concerned about the predominance of large impersonal providers in our community. So, we determined to make a difference at our local level with our own friends and neighbors.

We believe quality specialized services are best provided by employees that are trained to be patient and family centered. "Making life easier, when it matters most" are more than just words on paper for us. We do it every day. Foundation of care begins with focus on the home, where familiar surroundings and loving support enhance the quality of life, when time is precious.

WHEN

Wed Jan 01, 2020 - Sat Jan 01, 2022

WHERE

4966 Battlefield ParkwayRinggold, GA 30736

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Music Therapy
  • Bereavement Support
  • Knitting
  • Administrative Support
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training

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