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Sonoma County Patient Care Volunteer

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Hospice by the Bay

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**Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Hospice by the Bay. Unfortunately, due to the current coronavirus pandemic, our 2020 volunteer trainings have been cancelled until further notice. Presently, our current volunteers are not making in-person visits to our patient/families and it is uncertain as to when that will change. Meanwhile, we still invite you to inquire about volunteering or apply as a volunteer on our agency website below. We will contact you directly. **


Sonoma County Hospice Patient Care Volunteer

Hospice by the Bay is in search of individuals with a passion for caring for others. As a Patient Care Volunteer for Hospice by the Bay you’ll be making a significant difference for someone facing end-of-life challenges. Your meaningful contributions will help support the hospice care team by:

  • Relieving a patient caregiver
  • Providing companionship/support to patients
  • Life review with patients
  • Participating in personal interests with patients
  • Assisting patient/family with practical assistance in daily living

In addition to becoming a member of our transdisciplinary team, as a volunteer you will receive in depth training on how to prepare for working with patients and families. This training is beneficial for all, and would be beneficial for those seeking to pursue a career in the medical field.

Hospice by the Bay was founded by dedicated volunteers more than 40 years ago. We sincerely hope that you’ll consider joining our team!

Apply now at https://hospicebythebay.org/volunteers/volunteer-application/

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About Hospice by the Bay

Location:

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Suite 100, Larkspur, CA 94939, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to be the premiere provider of palliative and hospice services for patients and their caregivers needing care and support during the final stages of life. We are dedicated to promoting wellness at the end of life, as well as preventing and treating distressing symptoms or conditions that might otherwise threaten the quality of life for our patients and families. We compassionately provide quality services, sensitive to the values, interests, capabilities and needs of those we serve, in a cost-effective manner and in a variety of settings.

Description

What makes Hospice by the Bay unique! It was founded by volunteers as a non-profit, end-of-life healthcare provider in 1975. It was created by the community to serve the community. As the second oldest hospice in the U.S., Hospice By The Bay has the depth of experience to understand the medical, practical, emotional and spiritual care patients and their families need during the end of life experience. From its grassroots foundation by community volunteers (then named Hospice of Marin), Hospice By The Bay remains at the vanguard of the hospice industry and a premier, regional provider of end-of-life care.

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Anywhere in Sonoma CountySanta Rosa, CA 95407

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Healthcare
  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One year, 2-3 hours per week
  • Auto Insurance, Annual TB skin test, Flu vaccine, Proof of immunity for MMRV

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