Westfield - Compassus Hospice Companion Volunteer Opportunity!!
- A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
5 people are interested
This is a great opportunity to honor those in your community and utilize your free time! We are looking for people who are compassionate, patient and genuine, in order to give comfort and support to those who are in need of some love and attention. You have the power to make our patient's end of life experience more pleasant through your presence!
*We are looking for volunteers who are available to visit patients in their homes or long term care facilities throughout NJ!
Responsibilities of Companion volunteers include -
Contribute to our patients' quality of life
Attend to Patients' Needs
Communicate with Nurses by keeping them Up to Date about each Patient visited
Maintain Patients' Confidentiality
Travel and Visit patients in facilities or homes, in an area near you
Reading, playing cards, reminiscing, playing music, talking about current events, taking them on walks or memory building, are just some of the ways that you could provide companionship to the patients we serve.
Great opportunities for Certified Pet Therapy Animals, Cosmetologists, Massage Therapists, Reiki Practitioners, Music Therapists, End of Life Doulas, Energy Healers, College Students, Retirees as well!
We offer you:
FREE TB test, MMR Titer, Hepatitis B test and Health Screenings are provided.
Extremely flexible assignments (anytime you can give is greatly appreciated!
Convenient Orientation and FREE training and that fits your schedule
- Opportunities to connect with people in your community, build relationships and give back to those in need!
- Ongoing Education, Support and Training
About Hospice Compassus
200 Campbell Drive, Suite 106, Willingboro, NJ 08046, US
Helping the community to ensure those with life-limiting illnesses face their journey with comfort, dignity and compassion in the warm and loving presence of family, friends and caregivers.
Hospice Compassus serves a nationwide network of community-based hospice programs outside of Nashville in Brentwood TN, with more than 90 programs in the U.S. Hospice care help manage pain and symptoms associated with terminal illness - physical, emotional, social and spiritual. And at the heart of Hospice Compassus, we focus on compassionate options to exhaustive treatments, incorporating the wishes of patients and loved ones in all end of life decisions.
We'll work with your schedule.
WestfieldWestfield, NJ 07091
- Elder care
- Music Arts
- Animal Therapy
- Reading / Writing
- Hospice Care
- Veteran Care
- People 55+
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- We ask that volunteers are able to commit to volunteering with us for at least 2 hours per week.
- Able to travel via car or public transportation to visit patients at their homes or in long term care facilities.