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Grace Hospice-Akron

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We want YOU!

Are you a college student that needs community service hours, or simply have the desire to improve the quality of life for others? University of Akron, Kent State University (all branches), Malone, Walsh, Stark State, Mount Union, Hiram, NEO Medical University students, this volunteer opportunity is for you! Medical, mental health, music therapy, or art therapy students, you can get a jump on gaining critical patient experience.

Grace Hospice Volunteers provides companionship and support to patients simply by dropping by and giving a bit of your time to a needing home or facility patient, and all at the convenience of our your schedule. Do you sing, play the guitar or kazoo? Share your talent. If not, just show up and do your thing.

We'll match you with someone close by, and your required commitment is for the amount of time YOU have to give. If transportation is an issue, we'll work with that. It's a win-win for everyone.

To make this kind of difference, contact Johanna Henderson, Volunteer Coordinator at Grace Hospice, at 330-899-0180 or jhenderson@ghospice.com.

Thank you!

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About Grace Hospice-Akron

Location:

3515 Massillon Road, Suite 270, Uniontown, OH 44685, US

Mission Statement

For each employee to treat every patient as their own treasured loved one, providing care that affords a quality of life that outweighs quantity of days, and supports caregivers as their hearts find healing.

Description

Hospice is the health care system that mandates the involvement of volunteers. This reflects the history of the hospice movement in the United States, which started as an all-volunteer system.

Hospice is designed to provide comfort care as well as spiritual and emotional support in the final phase of a terminal illness. At Grace Hospice, we focus on enhancing the quality of life and our Volunteers play a key role in our mission. The hospice philosophy reaches beyond the physical needs of a patient and ensures that a patient spend their final days in comfort and with dignity.

Grace Hospice volunteers are as diverse as our professional staff. Compassion and caring are the hallmarks of any great hospice volunteer, and their involvement is a vital part of our team.

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3515 Massillon RdUniontown, OH 44685

(40.96586,-81.46416)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • Music Therapy

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We know your time is precious as a student. We appreciate any you have to share.
  • Pre-onboarding requirements paid for by Grace Hospice.

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