Hospice 11th Hour (Vigil) Volunteer - OhioHealth Hospice


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

1020 Cricket LaneSurrounding areaMansfield, OH 44906

About

11th Hour Volunteers sit with hospice patients in the last hours of their life.

OhioHealth Hospice 11th Hour Volunteers:

  • Are present with hospice patients when they are actively dying
  • Ensure patients do not die alone
  • Provide compassionate support and a calming presence
  • Are present with an actively dying patient when there is no family or friends nearby
  • Are present with an actively dying patient when the caregiver is worn out and needs time for respite
  • Support family members at the patient's bedside

Qualifications:
  1. Completion of OhioHealth Hospice volunteer training
  2. Commitment to the philosophy and goals of hospice
  3. Emotional maturity and sensitivity
  4. Completion of reference and background check (including fingerprinting)
  5. Completion of 2-step TB test
  6. Excellent listening skills
  7. The ability to empathize and accept people in their current life stage
  8. Ability to work independently
  9. Willingness to commit to at least 6 hours a month to volunteer work
  10. Ability to sit for long periods of time
  11. Must be comfortable sitting with someone in silence
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL THE OHIOHEALTH VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR AT (419) 526-8442.

Skills

  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6-10 hours per month

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