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Westfield - Compassus Hospice Seeks College Students

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Hospice Compassus

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Use what you have learned in the classroom to help improve the quality of life for hospice patients. Utilize free time to be compassionate and genuine in order to reduce terminally ill patients’ loneliness and isolation. Please help us keep our patients happy and comfortable as they reach the end of their life due to a variety of health conditions including: cancer, Alzheimer’s, etc.

How can you benefit by being a volunteer?

  • Build your resume: Volunteer experience shows proof of motivation, commitment, initiative, dependability, and flexibility

  • Develop interpersonal skills

  • Increase meaning and purpose in your life

  • Experience significant opportunities for growth and development

    Responsibilities of Companion volunteers:

  • 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 their homes or nursing facilities close to home.

  • Read to them, give hand massage, assist in life review or memory building

    We offer you:

  • FREE TB test and MMR Titer

  • Extremely flexible assignments (anytime you can give is greatly appreciated)

  • Convenient Orientation and FREE training and that fits your schedule

  • Receive Internship Credit (if applicable-unpaid)

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About Hospice Compassus

Location:

4390 Route 130 North, Suite A, Willingboro, NJ 08046, US

Mission Statement

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.

Description

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.

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

WestfieldWestfield, NJ 07091

(40.65091,-74.34594)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Atleast 6 months of service.
  • Must be 18 years of age and have reliable transportation to visit patients.

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