Family Support Volunteers - Greenwich

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Regional Hospice and Palliative Care

  • 5 people are interested
Family Support Volunteers

Family Support Volunteers provide personal support to individuals with terminal illness and their families. Volunteers may provide caregiving respite and relief, companionship, transportation, shopping and errand services, journaling and life review, as well as a welcoming smile, a listening heart and caring hands. Volunteers do not provide hands-on care, rather are a supportive presence for the patient and/or family. Family Support Volunteers are members of the hospice Interdisciplinary Team and work with other team members to provide a continuum of care for patients and caregivers.

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All interested volunteers must:

* Fill out an application online

(http://RegionalHospiceCT.org/volunteer/)

* Schedule an interview

* Submit three references

* Complete a background check

* Attend a 20-hour training (over 5 evenings OR 3 days). Please contact the volunteer department for upcoming dates.

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About Regional Hospice and Palliative Care

Location:

30 Milestone Road, Danbury, CT 06810, US

Mission Statement

Regional Hospice and Palliative Care - Center for Comfort Care & Healing provides care, comfort and compassion for those touched by life-limiting illness and loss.

Description

Medicare-certified nonprofit hospice and home-care provider. Community based bereavement services

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Greater Greenwich AreaGreenwich, CT 06831

(41.08539,-73.67717)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Flexible - but an ongoing commitment
  • Mandatory 20-hour training

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