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Symponia Hospice

  • 4 people are interested

"Being a volunteer has never been so rewarding!" Are you looking for more out of life? Become a hospice volunteer for Symponia.

You can: Throw birthday parties for patients, help in the office, read or write letters with patients, knit a blanket, assist patients with daily nutrition, bring a gentle pet, play music, bake cookies, reminisce, offer companionship and your presence... Hospice offers a special kind of care designed to support and comfort people living with terminal illness.

Symponia hospice provides all the volunteers with detailed hospice volunteer orientation sessions lead by a skilled volunteer coordinator. Which includes: learning various activities to meet client and family needs, in-client visits, bereavement follow-up, office and clerical duties.

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Community Health & Medicine Seniors

WHEN

Mon Feb 11, 2019 - Sat Feb 01, 2020
09:00 AM - 08:00 PM  

WHERE

Atlanta AreaAtlanta, GA 30317

(33.74678,-84.31476)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Nursing
  • Patient Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Knitting
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Orientation and paperwork in the office (Decatur, GA). Brief periods of time spent with patients, around a few hours. Prefer 4-hour availability blocks but will work with the volunteer.
  • Kindness, business casual attire, positive attitude, ability to empathize and provide a warm presence to our patients. Must provide own transportation to site.

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