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ORGANIZATION: Kindred Hospice

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"Vets caring for Vets" needs volunteers who are willing to share some of their time and talents to help patients and their families who are dealing with end-of-life issues.

FRIENDLY VISITOR VOLUNTEER NEEDED!

Visit a patient on hospice care in Sharon, Mercer or Greenville, PA and provide companionship, socialization and caring support!

  • Work around your busy schedule!
    • Visit the day, time of day, and frequency that works for you and the patient
      • Once a week? Every other week? Once a month?
      • You decide!
      • Most visits last 30-90 minutes
    • Veterans encouraged as we serve MANY Veteran patients!

Spending time with a person at the end of their life is a gift you give and receive

What does it take to be a Kindred Hospice Volunteer?

  • Care and concern for others
  • Tolerance, flexibility and patience
  • Maturity and self-understanding
  • Good communication skills
  • Confidentiality
  • Empathy, sincerity and sensitivity
  • Dependability
  • Acceptance of moral and cultural differences
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others
  • Ability to accept supervision and evaluation
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Complete comprehensive hospice volunteer training
  • Annual TB testing
  • Submit to and pass a criminal background screening
  • Submit to and pass a drug screening
  • Must be fully vaccinated against Covid 19

Contact Shannon, Volunteer Coordinator at 724-654-2210 or shannon.zehetner@kindredhospicecare.com

We happily encourage volunteers of any race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, handicap or national origin.

Volunteers receive training appropriate to their respective volunteer position. Orientation and trainings are scheduled to fit your availability.


**Volunteers do not provide clinical or direct care, such as: feeding, toileting, dressing, etc. You are just their to brighten the patient's day!

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About Kindred Hospice

Location:

26 Nesbitt Rd Suite 200, New Castle, PA 16105, US

Mission Statement

Kindred at Home/Curo Health Services is a fmaily of hospice care porviders focused on clinical excellence with compassion and dignity when life matters most.

Description

The mission of the Kindred at Home-Hospice Division is to honor life and offer compassion to individuals and their fmilies when facing a life-limiting illness. We are committed to clinical excellence with dignity when life matters most. Hospice Care helps patients and families make the most of the days that remain. Our care team specialize in pain and symptom managment, as well as emotional and spiritual support for the patient and family. An individualized plan of care is develped for each patietn based on comfort care measures needed and the wishes of the patient and family.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
Health & Medicine, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

26 Nesbit Rd Suite 200New Castle, PA 16105

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Based on volunteer availability

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