Hospice Volunteer

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Beacon Hospice

  • 23 people are interested

We currently have hospice patients in Greater Boston Area who are looking for volunteers to come and visit them. This is an amazing opportunity to make a difference in someone's end of life experience. Potential activities with patients can include any of the following:

Reading to patients
Talking/reminiscing
Making crafts
Attending activity groups in the facility
Offering companionship
Playing card/board games
Playing music for patients

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About Beacon Hospice

Location:

529 Main Street, Suite 126, Charlestown, MA 02129, US

Mission Statement

The gift of hospice is priceless, giving patients facing a life-limiting illness the freedom to live ALL the days of their lives by offering comfort, dignity, quality of life and time. We take the time to understand the unique needs of each of our patients and their loved ones. Our team of expert and compassionate hospice caregivers works to meet your needs, whether they are physical, emotional or spiritual. We work in close coordination with you, your family and your physician to deliver the best possible hospice care, and we are available to you around the clock.

Description

Join the volunteers at Beacon Hospice and learn how to provide compassionate and dignified end-of-life care to patients with life-limiting illnesses and their families. The needs are simple--companionship and friendship, emotional support, and someone to listen. Administrative volunteer opportunities are also available.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple LocationsGreater Boston Area, MA 02101

(42.35659,-71.05648)
 

SKILLS

  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • minimum 1 hour per week
  • TB testing and Health Certificate

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