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Compassionate Companion Volunteers Needed!

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ORGANIZATION: ChristianaCare in collaboration with Delaware AccentCare (formerly Seasons Hospice)

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Our hospice organization needs compassionate volunteers to provide friendly visits to our patients in southern Delaware. Being a hospice volunteer is simple, yet profoundly rewarding. There is no medical or personal care involved - just caring from the heart! Visits are based on your schedule and are always close to your home. You receive extensive support and training from our organization. YOU can make a difference by...

  • Providing companionship (from simple conversations to exploring deep feelings)
  • Reading aloud or listening to music together
  • Looking at photos together and sharing memories (life review)
  • Sitting with a patient so caregivers have free time (care giver relief)
  • Journaling (helping the patient record their history)
  • Watching movies or playing games
  • Helping with children
  • Sharing a quiet moment
  • Simply being present

Contact Rebekah Welch, Volunteer Coordinator, at 302-533-3800 or rwelch@seasons.org. These Companion Volunteer opportunities are located in southern Kent County and Sussex County.

For more information about ChristianaCare in collaboration with Delaware AccentCare (formerly Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care of Delaware) please visit www.accentcare.com

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About ChristianaCare in collaboration with Delaware AccentCare (formerly Seasons Hospice)

Location:

220 Continental Drive, Suite 407, Newark, DE 19713, US

Mission Statement

Reimagining care, together.

Description

ChristianaCare in collaboration with Delaware AccentCare (formerly Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care), is a community-based hospice care organization with an ongoing mission to find creative solutions that add quality to end of life care. The focus is on the patient and the family rather than the disease; the goal is to improve the quality of life that remains.

Our Vision:
We imagine a world where:
Patients and Clients receive the understanding, empathy and excellence they deserve.
Families experience compassionate support from a trusted guide at each step.
Team Members grow, thrive and find inspiration in a supportive work environment.
Communities and Strategic Partners succeed with the help of a comprehensive and responsive partner.

Our Values:
Act with integrity.
Be compassionate.
Commit to excellence.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

30265 Commerce DriveSuite 205Millsboro, DE 19966

(38.57015,-75.283)
 

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • Music Therapy
  • Bereavement Support
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible but appreciates 4 hours per month.
  • TB Testing, Fingerprinting, Drug Screening

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