9 people are interested
Give the Gift of Friendship to a Hospice Patient! (Delavan)
ORGANIZATION: Heartland Hospice
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9 people are interested
Volunteers are the HEART of Heartland Hospice!
We are looking for special individuals who live in the southeastern Wisconsin area to join our growing team of superstar hospice volunteers!
Companion Volunteers enrich lives of hospice patients through regularly scheduled social visits. Visits may involve playing games, enjoying a leisurely stroll around the facility, or just engaging in lively conversation. Service hours are extremely flexible and scheduled according to your availability and location. You have the power to bring the greatest gifts to our patients’ lives: a smile and the reassurance that of knowing they are genuinely cared for!
If you've got a little extra time to give, a big heart, and would like to enrich someone's life when they need it the most, contact Heartland Volunteer Coordinator Diamond today to learn more about our unique volunteer opportunities!
Companion Volunteer requirements:
- Must be at least 18 years of age
- Must have reliable transportation
- Agree to background and reference check
- Proof of Covid-19 vaccination
- Must complete all on-boarding training and requirements
- Independent volunteering: your schedule and how your visit looks are entirely up to you!
- Learning and gaining experience with hospice, aging, elderly, chronic disease, and end of life
About Heartland Hospice
10200 W. Innovation Dr, Suite 400, Milwaukee, WI 53226, US
Heartland Hospice provides specialized care that meets the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients and loved ones facing the challenges of an advanced illness. The quality of life for those we serve is enhanced by encouraging personal choices, supporting meaningful experiences and preserving dignity. Every day, we enrich the lives of our patients and the people who love them by blending advanced medical care with a compassionate touch.
Heartland offers hospice services wherever a patient calls home, whether the care is provided in a home setting, assisted living facility or skilled nursing center. We are committed to providing comfort of the mind, body and spirit. Our specially trained staff helps manage pain and symptoms, thereby enabling patients to live their lives as fully as possible. In addition, our team members create a comforting environment and provide emotional support to families who need help coping with the loss of a loved one.
To serve as our guiding principles, we've created the ProMedica Caring Promises: We promise to care for the mind, body and spirit. We promise to provide care that is comforting and compassionate. We promise to respect patient and family choices. We promise to unite with community partners in care. We promise to be accepting and supportive of patients wherever they are in life's journey.
The hospice volunteer program stresses human values that go beyond the physical needs of the patient. Our volunteers offer support, companionship and assistance with non-medical tasks to help this special group of people. The hospice volunteer program ensures that patients spend their final days in dignity and comfort and provide the extra love and care our clients and their families need at this time in their life.
TBD - we'll match you with someone in your area!Delavan, WI 53115
December 4, 2023
- People Skills
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Orientation or Training
- YOU determine your own schedule.