As a volunteer with THNEAH Hospice, you will have the opportunity to provide essential, quality of life services to our patients and to our staff. Your efforts will provide the sort of care and help that a loving friend provides and help insure that the Hospice promise is fulfilled.
Our Hospice provides specialized health care services that focus on symptom control, comfort and support for the terminally ill and their families. Our goal is to provide individuals with the highest possible level of physical, emotional and practical support necessary during this time.
There are many ways in which you can volunteer your time using your talents of sewing and crafting, including but not limited to:
Blankets to provide warmth and comfort
Memory bears (or blankets) made out of family members clothing; to provide a lifelong 'memory’ for families of our patients
Shawls and Peace/Prayer Shawls to allow patients to feel at ease with their life and spiritual journey
Enjoy great satisfaction as a compassionate volunteer who enriches the lives of patients with life-limiting illnesses and their loved ones. All you need is genuine desire to help patients and their families, emotional maturity, ability to offer assurance and kindness without judgment, ability to listen with sensitivity and respect, flexibility to adapt to the changes in needs and background-check clearance. Full training is provided. Those who have recently lost a loved one are asked to wait a year before becoming volunteers.
Respite care - support to provide a break for patient’s caregivers/loved ones