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Volunteers Needed for Patient Companionship, Thrift Shoppe and Administrative Tasks

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ORGANIZATION: Hosparus Health of Central Kentucky

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 44 people are interested
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Patient and Family Support volunteers visit in nursing homes, assisted living facilities and private homes, offering companionship and respite. Volunteers do life review, sing or play music, participate in facility activities, read to patients and other activities based on patient abilities and requests. DIRECT VISITS WITH PATIENTS REQUIRE PPE (PROVIDED BY HOSPARUS) AND STRICT FOLLOWING OF INFECTION CONTROL MEASURES AND ALL COVID PROTOCOLS.

Licensed volunteers
may provide hair care and massage therapy.

Thrift Shoppe volunteers help receive, sort, and price donations, and place them on the sales floor. One-day volunteer groups are welcome. Scheduling is flexible. Training, background checks and health screenings are required and vary by role. Minimum ages vary by role. We do not accept volunteers for court ordered community service.

Administrative volunteers needed for assistance with data input and tracking.

ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST PROVIDE PROOF OF COVID AND FLU VACCINATIONS. VOLUNTEERS WHO VISIT WITH PATIENTS MUST ALSO HAVE A TWO-STEP TB TEST AND DO AN ANNUAL SCREENING.

More opportunities with Hosparus Health of Central Kentucky

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About Hosparus Health of Central Kentucky

Location:

105 Diecks Dr., Elizabethtown, KY 42701, US

Mission Statement

Improving the quality of life

Description

Hosparus Health provides comprehensive care for patients and families facing serious illness. Started by a dedicated group of volunteers in 1978, we are a fully accredited nonprofit provider of premier palliative and hospice care services. Our care teams are recognized and respected nationwide for innovation and expertise in advanced illness care for the most complex health issues. Today, Hosparus Health is one of the top 20 nonprofit hospice organizations in the United States, serving nearly 7800 patients and their families in 44 counties in Kentucky and Southern Indiana.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
Health & Medicine, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Elizabethtown, KY 42701

(37.70301,-85.86472)
 

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Massage Therapy
  • Music Therapy
  • Bereavement Support
  • Cosmetology

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Generally 1-3 hours per week but flexible
  • Flu and COVID vaccines (all volunteers); tb test/annual screening (for those visiting patients)

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