5 Reasons to Become a Hospice Volunteer

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Brighton Hospice

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5 Reasons to Volunteer with Brighton

1) Develop new skills 2) Help a cause that lights you up 3) Meet new people

4) Connect with your community 5) Expand your horizons

Brighton Hospice is currently looking for volunteers in the EAST METRO (St. Paul, Lake Elmo, Woodbury, Stillwater, Mahtomedi, Roseville, Apple Valley, Rosemount) to spend time with our patients and families.

You can enrich peoples lives by becoming a companion, bereavement, vigil, or office volunteer. There are many ways to make a difference in people's lives at Brighton Hospice.

Some of the activities a volunteer may participate in include, but are not limited to: listening to patient's concerns, being a comforting and supportive presence, holding a hand, baking a cake, listening to cherished memories, giving a hug, being a shoulder to lean on, touching a heart, baking treats, reminiscing with patients, playing board or card games, discussing current events, running errands or doing light housekeeping for the patient and family, encouraging patient to tell his/her life story and recording it on paper or recorder, allowing time for caregivers to take care of themselves, informing hospice staff of the needs of the hospice patient and family, playing music, helping take care of pets, writing notes and memories for patient, sewing or knitting together, singing to patients, reading aloud, writing letters, arts and crafts, scrapbooking, journaling patient's past experiences, painting patient's nails, cooking with/for patient, lawn work, massaging patient's hands, assisting in our office with administrative and bereavement tasks, etc.

16 More opportunities with Brighton Hospice

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Brighton HospiceMinneapolis/St. Paul Metro AreaLake Elmo, MN 55042

(44.9958,-92.87938)
 

SKILLS

  • Massage Therapy
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Bereavement Support
  • Relationship Building
  • Administrative Support

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Min. 1 hour/week but opportunities are unlimited!

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