18 people are interested
Visit Seniors in Chelsea, Dexter, or Pinckney
ORGANIZATION: Arbor Hospice - Ann Arbor
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18 people are interested
Are you an active retiree with some time to fill on a weekday morning or afternoon, once a week? If you are, then we have people who would love to spend that time with you. We serve hospice patients who don't have many visitors, who would be thrilled to see you for an hour or two each week, talking, being read to, playing cards, listening to music, watching game shows or sports, or just sharing stories.
Right now we're short on volunteers who live in the Chelsea, Dexter, and Pinckney areas, and we would love to meet folks interested in visiting our seniors in those areas. Visits take place in patients' own homes, as well as nursing homes, assisted living, memory care, group homes, and hospitals. You will NOT be asked to provide any hands-on physical care to our patients, or to drive them anywhere. Seeing your smiling face is enough for them!
We ask our volunteers to make a one-year commitment to volunteering with us, and in exchange are provided with thorough training, one-on-one staff support, ongoing training on special topics, appreciation events, and opportunities to socialize with other volunteers. You will be asked to complete an online application, interview, background checks, fingerprinting, and an annual TB (Tuberculosis) test. We will cover the cost of the background checks, fingerprinting and TB testing. We also throw in a lot of free food!
Arbor Hospice requires that anyone who has suffered a personal loss wait a period of 12 months prior to volunteering. Thank you for considering this enriching and unique volunteer opportunity!
About Arbor Hospice - Ann Arbor
2366 Oak Valley Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, US
The mission of Arbor Hospice is to give comfort, assurance and care to families and patients who have life-limiting illnesses, and to educate and nurture others in this care.
We provide hospice care to seriously ill patients and their families throughout southeastern Michigan. Care is provided by a team of trained caregivers in patient homes, hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities and in our 26-bed residence in Ann Arbor.
We care for people of all ages - from infants to the elderly. Our services reach Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, Monroe, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties with branches in Ann Arbor, Trenton and Northville.
Arbor Hospice is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization.
Multiple locations Dexter, MI 48130
July 26, 2022
- Veteran Care
- Hospice Care
- Elder care
- Bereavement Support
- Relationship Building
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 2 hours or more, once a week, for a year or more
- Application, interview, fingerprinting, background checks, COVID-19 Vaccine per federal mandate