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Licensed Cosmetologist Hospice Volunteer - Miami Dade County

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Catholic Hospice

Volunteer Position: Cosmetologist Volunteer

Reports To: Volunteer Services Coordinator

Position Summary : Cuts and on occasion styles patient’s hair at the bedside, according to the Plan of Care.

Essential Tasks, Duties, and Responsibilities:

  • Provides haircuts for Hospice patients when requested by patient or family through clinical staff
  • Completes the task according to the volunteer request for patients unable to transport out for a haircut

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Maintain appropriate skills and license for hair care
  • Ability to complete the requested task
  • Ability to maintain sanitary requirements for hair care supplies
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Ability to communicate with tact and sensitivity
  • Ability to travel to the patient location
  • Ability to stoop, bend, push pull, lift a minimum of 20 lbs. and move through the home environment of a patient

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must provide a current license from the Florida Board of Cosmetology or Florida Barber Board
  • Minimum of one year of professional experience
  • Successfully complete application, interview, reference checks, criminal background checks, drug screening and health screening
  • Must be able to provide and maintain proper sanitation of supplies and tools to complete the hair care request, which may include one or all of the following: washing, cutting and/or styling a patient’s hair and any related clean up
  • Commitment to Catholic Hospice Philosophy of Care
  • Agreement to follow rules of confidentiality

Training Requirements:

  • Volunteer Orientation
  • Annual compliance training
  • Volunteer encouraged to participate in educational in-services and volunteer support meetings offered by the hospice.

Service Excellence:

  • Provide exceptional customer service to patients, families and members of the hospice team

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About Catholic Hospice


14875 NW 77 Ave #100,Miami Lakes,FL,33014, 8700 W. Flagler Street #250,Miami,FL,33174, Miami, FL 33174, US

Mission Statement

Catholic Hospice provides comprehensive quality care for the terminally ill and their families in the spirit of the healing mission of Jesus. We are dedicated to preserving the dignity of individuals of all faiths, supporting those dealing with the challenges of death and bereavement, and fostering acceptance for transitions in life. Through education and example, Catholic Hospice gives testimony that dying is a sacred part of life’s journey which permits one’s life events to come together in a most profound way.


Catholic Hospice values the assistance of volunteers in all aspects of our operation. There is a place for everyone who feels a calling to help others. Whether you are looking for an opportunity as an individual or as part of an organization, we have a match that will meet your goals. Areas where volunteers can serve are:

Health & Medicine


We'll work with your schedule.


The Miami Dade County AreaMiami Lakes, FL 33014



  • Hospice Care
  • English
  • Hatian / Creole
  • Spanish
  • People Skills
  • Cosmetology




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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