Looking for Veteran Volunteers to Visit Hospice Patients in N. Andover

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Compassus Hospice

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Are you a Veteran looking to give a little of your time to support other Veterans? Provide the ultimate gift of giving and contribute a little of your time and your heart as a Veteran Companionship Volunteer for Veteran patients at Compassus Hospice. Veteran Volunteers can fullfill a unique and critical role in comprehensive, holistic care for the Veteran at the of end of life. As a volunteer you may spend time visiting with patients and engaging in activities of their choice, such as reading, going outside, playing cards or just chatting. Or they may wish to discuss their service with you. If you feel called to be present for someone in this manner and support them on their journey, please call Kim Iannacci at 978 777-8222 or email at Kimberly.Iannacci@compassus.com.

You can make a difference in someone's life at the end of life!

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About Compassus Hospice

Location:

790 Turnpike Street, Eastern & Southern Mass., North Andover, MA 01845, US

Mission Statement

At Compassus Hospice, our mission is to preserve each patient’s dignity while removing the fear associated with dying through pain management, emotional and spiritual support. We deliver our care services wherever our patients call home, whether that home is a private home, an apartment, an assisted living community, a skilled nursing center or, in some cases, a hospital.

Description

Compassus Hospice volunteers play a vital role in carrying out our mission to preserve each patient’s dignity while removing the fear associated with dying. Individuals who are 18 and older who are willing to share one to four hours per week are encouraged to apply to our program. Serving as a volunteer will enrich your own life in ways you can’t begin to imagine.

No previous experience in the medical field is necessary, and you will be prepared for your role with a free, comprehensive training program. This training will help you learn how to provide emotional support, companionship and respite care to patients and families. Depending on your interests and schedule, you may:

  • offer companionship and respite care for patients and their families.
  • provide professional services such as companionship, music or pet therapy, or hair care.
  • assist with care for patients’ pets.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1807 Turnpike St.N. Andover, MA 01845

(42.63597,-71.07639)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One visit a week
  • A 2 step TB test and a smile.

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