During these uncertain times, how can we help?

As the world leader in volunteerism we feel a responsibility to unite our broader community, and to use this moment to become stronger.

See below to access our COVID-19 Resource Hub, and to explore our growing directory of COVID-19-specific and virtual volunteering opportunities.
Read More
 

Bring your warmth!! Make a Difference as a Hospice Companion - Volunteer! - Goshen, IN

Save to Favorites

Elara Caring Hospice-South Bend, Fort Wayne

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
Image_201908271114

Companionship Posting :

Make a real difference in someone’s life!

Elara Caring Hospice, a leading care provider in the Midwest, is looking for compassionate volunteers willing to donate their time to provide exceptional end-of-life care to local hospice patients and their families.

Elara Caring Hospice is looking for Companion Volunteers who will visit patients in local nursing facilities or in private homes. The Companion Volunteer will provide companionship, play cards/games, watch TV, take the patient out into the garden area for fresh air, read to the patient, etc. There is no physical care involved.

Hours are very flexible, weekdays, evenings or weekends. Typically we as that you visit your assigned patient 1-2 hours per week or offer 1-2 hours per week or work in the office.

For more information, contact Patti at 574-377-4063 or pfortier@elara.com

86 More opportunities with Elara Caring Hospice-South Bend, Fort Wayne

About Elara Caring Hospice-South Bend, Fort Wayne

Location:

2515 Bendix Dr. Suite 100, South Bend, IN 46628, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide superior quality care wherever our patients call home. Caring is at the heart of everything we do, especially when walking you through life's final chapters. When family, friends, loved ones and referring physicians entrust us with your care when you are nearing the end of your life, we always strive to assure that our patients spend their remaining days in exceptional comfort and with the utmost dignity.

Description

Reading to patients

Encoruaging patients to reminisce

Creating a scrapbook

Life review, Recording life stories

Playing board or card games

Shopping for patients

Delivering flowers or gifts

Providing time away for family

Arts & Culture
Community
Faith-Based

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Elkhart Metro AreaElkhart, IN 46516

(41.67921,-85.94067)
 

SKILLS

  • Relationship Building
  • Singing
  • Administrative Support
  • People Skills
  • Storytelling
  • String Instrument

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours per month or more available

Report this opportunity