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Hospice Volunteer, Companion, Bedford Area

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Kindred Hospice

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
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Kindred Hospice’s Team provides compassionate end of life care to residents of Blair, Bedford, Cambria, Huntingdon, and Centre counties as well as parts of Clearfield, Somerset, Indiana, and Fulton counties.

This position is for a volunteer interested in providing direct patient care hours through friendly visits 1:1 with our hospice patients in the Bedford area. Some examples of responsibilities may include reading, socialization, companionship, emotional support, crafts, watching tv with the patient, etc. *All onboarding expenses are paid by Kindred.*

Each volunteer brings their own individual life experiences to each patient, caregiver, and family. Our goal as a team is to emphasize the quality of life for our patients. A volunteer can make the final days, weeks, or months of a person’s life truly meaningful. Consider learning more about Kindred’s Volunteer Program today!

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About Kindred Hospice

Location:

1701 12th Ave, Building D, Altoona, PA 16601, US

Mission Statement

To honor life and offer compassion to individuals, and their families, when facing a life-limiting illness.

Description

Kindred Hospice is committed to clinical excellence in hospice care. We see each individual as more than a patient. Our skilled professionals and volunteers design an all-encompassing program, customized to each patient that addresses not only the physical needs but also the emotional and spiritual needs of the patient and family. Our hospice teams provide compassionate care for individuals and their families when life matters most.

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Bedford AreaBedford, PA 15522

(40.01869,-78.50391)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Case Work / Management
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Typical Time Commitment: 2-4 hours/month
  • Drug Screening, FBI Fingerprintng, TB Skin Test (All Paid by Agency) *Does not require CPR Training unless requested

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