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Central Coast Hospice Volunteers Needed in Santa Barbara County

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ORGANIZATION: Central Coast Hospice

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Thank you for your interest in learning about how to support those dealing with end-of-life concerns.

We are currently accepting applicants for hospice volunteers in the Santa Barbara area. Volunteer Training is virtual so you can learn from home! There will be one day of in person training as a wrap up for online education provided. There is no charge for the class and hospice will provide snacks and lunch as well as a binder full of training materials. The in person training will be held at the Central Coast Hospice Santa Barbara office on upper State Street.

Some of the training topics include: History and Mission of Hospice, Medical Concerns of Patients, Family Dynamics and Communication Skills, Role of the Hospice Spiritual Counselor, Medical Social Worker and Bereavement Counselor, and Volunteer Guidelines/Practices. A binder of teaching materials and a workbook are included. After the training, fingerprinting and TB tests will be required. There is no cost for this training.

A hospice volunteer typically provides 2-4 hours a week of companionship, emotional and practical support, or respite care to the patients and families that Central Coast Hospice (CCH) serves. Volunteers are a vital part of the hospice team as they can provide the time and attention that patients and families need and deserve. CCH serves patients from Paso Robles to Santa Barbara. Volunteers help the same patient each week and we do our best to match volunteers to patients that live near them.

We hope you can join our team! An application and an informal interview are required. If you have questions, please contact us at 805-540-6020 and ask to speak with the Volunteer Coordinator. You may also email emily.granger@cchh08.com for more information.

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About Central Coast Hospice

Location:

253 Granada, Suite D, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, US

Mission Statement

You matter to the last moment of your life, and Central Coast Hospice will do all we can, not only to help you die peacefully but to live until you die.

Description

San Luis Obispo County's only locally owned and operated home health organization is growing! Join us as we launch our Hospice Volunteer program. You can become a part of this community from the beginning!

Volunteer duties can include support and companionship to the patient and his/her family, caregiver relief, running errands, visiting, bereavement services and other practical activities of daily living. We are also looking for volunteers to help with administrative duties in our office.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Healthcare
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-4 hours per week (these hours are flexible and easy to schedule around school or work)

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