Telephone Support Volunteer

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Alacare Home Health & Hospice

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Thank you for considering volunteering with Alacare!

The Alacare Hospice Volunteer Services Program can put your telephone talents to good use!

We are searching for someone who has the ability, and the heart, to help the local office make weekly calls to all our hospice patients and/or their caregivers. You may call from the comfort of your own home.

Every Thursday, around mid-morning, a Telephone Support Volunteers calls our Hospice patients and/or caregivers to ensure they have enough supplies for the weekend.

In addition, when there is a weather emergency, our volunteers may call some patients and/or caregivers to ensure their needs are met. Our Telephone Support Volunteers also help make birthday, Christmas, and other special occasion calls! Often our volunteers call to cheer the lonely day of a home-bound patient or care giver.

New volunteers are mentored by the Volunteer Coordinator until they feel comfortable and confident in providing assistance independently. Volunteers are never expected to assist with the personal care of patients and are assigned based on their interests and what tasks they feel they can easily accomplish.

Our volunteers set their own schedules and we work with you to make the most of your talents and time! If you have a heart for volunteering, please contact Alacare to find out more about this and other volunteer opportunities available.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

23820 John T. Reid ParkwayScottsboro, AL 35768

(34.7039,-86.063)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Customer Service
  • Hospice Care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Administrative Support

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-10 hours monthly; flexible schedule
  • references

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