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Military Veteran Volunteers Needed (Overland Park)

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ORGANIZATION: Ascend Hospice

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
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Ascend Hospice

Ascend Hospice is recruiting Volunteers who have served in the Military to help hospice patients who are Veterans.

"You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you." Ascend Hospice is offering volunteer opportunities for compassionate, empathetic Veterans who want to enhance their lives by giving their time to others in their community. Ascend Hospice values those who have served in the Military and are recruiting Veteran’s to help our hospice patients who are Veterans. Ascend has a specialized program for honoring our patients who are Veterans. As a fellow Veteran, your experience helps you uniquely relate to our Veteran patients and their families with your comradery, distinct culture and common experience.

Opportunities Include:

-Providing Companionship

-Providing Support to Caregivers

-Participate in Veterans Pinning Ceremonies

Training is free and at your convenience; and, you’ll have the support of our team and other volunteers.

Please note volunteers must be at least 18 years of age.

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About Ascend Hospice

Location:

4550 W. 109th St., Suite 210, Overland Park, KS 66211, US

Mission Statement

Ascend Hospice is dedicated to providing innovative, quality care and wellness to our communities to help them live better lives. By being a hospice volunteer, you can take great pride in knowing you’ve made a positive impact in someone’s life and in your community. From our teen volunteer program to comforting families during the final hours, Ascend Hospice offers opportunities for individuals ranging in age from teens to senior citizens.

Description

Ascend Hospice, formerly Care Alternatives, is committed to providing extremely exceptional care and services with integrity and compassion. Founded in 1995, Ascend Hospice is a nondenominational, multicultural hospice and palliative care provider built on the belief that hospice services should reflect the life we live - one lived fully and with dignity. With offices in New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Kansas, Missouri, California and Virginia, the company currently provides care for approximately 850 patients in nursing homes, assisted-living facilities, hospitals and private homes. Dedicated to a holistic approach, Ascend Hospice’s expert interdisciplinary teams provide state-of-the art hospice care, including pain control and symptom management through holistic and traditional therapies, as well as emotional support for patients and families.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families
Community, Health & Medicine, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

13800 Metcalf AvenueOverland Park, KS 66223

(38.87823,-94.67023)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible time commitment
  • Background check, Medical paperwork, and Volunteer Training...all provided by Ascend Hospice. Also, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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