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Hospice Community Care Needs Friendly Visitor Volunteers for the Peninsula area

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ORGANIZATION: Traditions Health Hospice of Virginia

  • 37 people are interested
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Hospice Community Care, the Heart of your Community, is experiencing unprecedented growth in the Peninsula area (Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, Williamsburg, James City County or York County). We have a great need for dedicated volunteers to provide friendly visits for our terminally ill patients who reside in the Peninsula area.

Our mission is to provide dignified end-of-life care and quality services that allow our patients and their families or significant others to live life richly, deeply and meaningfully for as long as it may last and to die with dignity in the setting of their choice. As a Friendly Visitor Volunteer with Hospice Community Care, you would facilitate this mission by spending quality time with a patient on a weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly basis. Friendly Visitor Volunteers visit patients in whatever setting the patient calls home, i.e., a nursing home, an assisted living facility, a retirement community or a private home or apartment. During a visit, Friendly Visitor Volunteers might read to a patient, play cards or checkers, take the patient outside on a pleasant day or simply hold the patient's hand to provide comfort and support. Friendly Visitors Volunteers provide an extremely valuable service for our patients and their families.

All Hospice Community Care Volunteers must pass a background check, a TB test (at no cost to you) and attend training. *You must be at least 18 years of age and have a current driver's license*. Does this sound like a volunteer opportunity that interests you? Please call 1-800-409-9094 and speak with our Volunteer Coordinator, Cynthia Vereen-Anderson or simply reply to this Volunteer Match ad. This volunteer opportunity is not open to persons who are court ordered to perform volunteer work.

Training takes place in Newport News and once you've completed training, you will volunteer in the Peninsula area.

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About Traditions Health Hospice of Virginia

Location:

10128 WEST BROAD STREET, Suite J, Glen Allen, VA 23060, US

Mission Statement

Traditions Health Hospice of Glen Allen and Traditions Health Hospice of Newport News, Virginia's mission statement is to promote health and independence in the patients we serve, to attract and retain exceptional healthcare professionals and to conduct our business with compassion and integrity.

Description

Traditions Health of Glen Allen and Traditions Health of Newport News are both formerly known as Hospice Community. Traditions Health provides excellent end-of-life care for terminally-ill patients living in the Richmond Tri-Cities, Williamsburg, The Peninsula, Hampton Roads and Virginia Beach.

Traditions Health uses an interdisciplinary team approach to provide the highest quality of hospice care to our patient's and their loved ones. Traditions Health has become the hospice provider of choice because of our reputation for impeccable customer service, friendly, knowledgeable and supportive staff, offering unique delivery methods that meet the medical, physical, psychosocial and spiritual need of our patients and those that love them.

It would be impossible to meet all of the needs of our patients and those who love them were it not for our exemplary volunteers who donate hundreds of hours of their gift of time every year. We have several exciting opportunities to offer people who are considering volunteering with hospice.

Volunteers must have a current driver's license and proof of auto insurance as well as a clean driving record. Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age. We will train you for the volunteer opportunity that you are most interested.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Crisis Support
Seniors
Advocacy & Human Rights, Crisis Support, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1064 Loftis Blvd.Newport News, VA 23606

(37.08474,-76.48598)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 - 4 hours per month
  • we are flexible otherwise and will work with your schedule!

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