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ORGANIZATION: Elara Caring Hospice-South Bend

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The highest distinction is service to others!

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 ask that you visit your assigned patient 1-2 hours per week or 2-4 hours a month minimum.

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

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About Elara Caring Hospice-South Bend

Location:

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

Mission Statement

"We care where you are"

Description

Reading to patients

Encouraging 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

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Advocacy & Human Rights, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations South Bend, IN 46615

(41.68343,-86.21077)
 

SKILLS

  • Drawing
  • Visual Arts
  • Bereavement Support
  • Storytelling
  • Crocheting
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours monthly minimum

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