Lakewood Compassus Hospice Seeks College Students
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)
Please contact Volunteer Coordinator, Vellus Campbell at (732) 722-5001, or Vellus.Campbell@compassus.com for more details!
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We'll work with your schedule.
LakewoodLakewood, NJ 08701
- People 55+
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training