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ORGANIZATION: LIGHTBRIDGE HOSPICE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
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Do you have a passion for helping others? Do you have a desire to bring comfort and companionship to those who need it most? Then hospice volunteering is for YOU!

Our hospice volunteers are an essential part of the team and help us provide support and companionship to patients throughout San Diego County. LightBridge is proud to offer an array of integrative therapies to our patients including volunteer companionship, aromatherapy, Reiki and Healing Touch, pet therapy, music, therapy and MORE! With the help of our volunteers, we are able to create impactful and lasting memories for hospices patients and their families.

Our volunteers spend time with patients in their surrounding areas and based on their own schedule, so it's a great opportunity for those who need a little more flexibility. Volunteers are provided with thorough training and shadowing opportunities, so you'll be well trained and supported through your volunteer journey. If you're interested in joining our team and making a difference in the lives of others, give us a call or inquire below!

Requirements:
 Must be 18 or older, or have guardian permission to volunteer with patients
 Willing to undergo a background check
 Willing to undergo mandatory Physical and TB test (offered free at the LightBridge office)
 Ability to travel to see patients in their homes or care facilities, either by vehicle or public transportation
 Has a clean driving record with no DUIs on file
 Willingness to see patients once per week, or volunteer in the office one day per week
 Honor time commitments
 Maintain confidentiality in all manners
 Attend regularly mandatory Volunteer Meetings


This is a wonderful opportunity for anyone looking to add meaningful interactions and moments into their lives. It's also a great learning opportunity for future medical students, to have hands on experiences with patients, their loved ones, and their care team! Please give us a call at 858-458-2992 to learn more!

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About LIGHTBRIDGE HOSPICE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Location:

6155 CORNERSTONE COURT EAST, SAN DIEGO, CA 92121, US

Mission Statement

At LightBridge Hospice Community Foundation our passion is funding exceptional programs that enhance the end of life journey for patients and their families throughout San Diego.

Description

Unique and special programs and services, not covered by insurance, created to enhance the hospice journey for patients include:

  • Simple Gifts - Fulfilling Simple Dreams and Wishes
  • Veteran Honor Ceremonies - to recognize patients for their military service to our country
  • Integrative Therapies:
    • Supportive Music
    • Healing Touch TM
    • Pet Therapy
    • Aromatherapy
  • Music and Memory Program
  • Day of Respite - Giving care to those who are the caregivers
  • Care for Those in Need who otherwise have no hospice benefit

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

6155 Cornerstone Court EastSte 220San Diego, CA 92121

(32.89564,-117.18866)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Administrative Support
  • Crocheting
  • Relationship Building
  • Music Therapy

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

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

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