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Hospice Volunteer, Bedside Vigil, Bedford Area

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ORGANIZATION: Gentiva Hospice

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 1 person is interested

"We cannot change the outcome, but we can affect the journey." -Ann Richardson

Gentiva is currently searching for volunteers to visit actively dying patients in the absence of a family member or to provide additional support to family members in the Bedford area. No prior experience is required, just a willingness to offer compassion and respect to our patients and their families.

"Gentiva is filled with wonderful people giving to those who need it the most. Through volunteering, I have been able to accept the passing's of my Grandfathers and move forward with my life. I credit them for helping me become the woman I am today." -Gentiva Vigil Volunteer

Please consider becoming a Gentiva Volunteer today! All visits are made based upon your availability. Training with the Volunteer Coordinator and Chaplain are required for this position.

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About Gentiva 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

Gentiva 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.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Bedford AreaBedford, PA 15522

(40.01869,-78.50391)
 

SKILLS

  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Social Work
  • 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, TB Skin Test (All Paid by Agency) *Does not require CPR Training unless requested

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