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Compassus

  • 20 people are interested
Hospice Volunteer 2

Volunteers needed! We are looking for people that wold like to be the positive change in the world. Compassus Hospice is seeking compassionate people to visit with hospice patients in assisted living communities and nursing homes in Southern Maine.

As a hospice volunteer, your role may be as simple as reading a book or newspaper, listening to music, attending an activity, taking a walk, or holding a hand. The heart of volunteering in hospice is simply enjoying each others company; time both you & your patient will find rewarding, and their family will greatly appreciate.

Detailed training will be provided at no cost. Training includes classroom time and take home studying. Volunteer placement and time is planned for your convenience!

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About Compassus

Location:

163 US Route 1, Suite C, Scarborough, ME 04074, US

Mission Statement

At Compassus, our mission is to provide hospice care to terminally ill patients and their families with Compassion, Integrity, and Excellence. The Colleagues of Compassus are committed to keeping The Hospice Promise by delivering the highest quality of care, serving the needs of patients and families and spreading the stories of hospice to those whom they come into contact. Our goal is to provide the greatest possible comfort and care for those who experience one of life’s most intimate and challenging moments.

Description

COMPASSION. INTEGRITY. EXCELLENCE.

Compassus is dedicated to clinical excellence, compassionate care, and providing comfort and support to patients and their families facing end-of-life issues. Focusing on the quality of life remaining, Compassus provides effective symptom control and care that focuses on the whole individual - addressing physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs.

Community
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

Mon May 17, 2021 - Mon Jun 14, 2021

WHERE

163 U.S. Route 1Scarborough, ME 04074

(43.59677,-70.32527)
 

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Bereavement Support
  • English

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 1-2 hours per week; 6-12 months

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