Holyoke-24 Hour Vigil Volunteer

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Ascend Hospice

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Have you ever thought about supporting someone whose biggest fear may be dying alone? Would you like to be part of a team pf compassionate volunteers, who are supportive presence at the end of someone's life? Our 24 Hour Vigil Volunteers support our hospice patients in the final 24 hours of life. Families are extremely appreciative of our 24 Hour Vigil Volunteers. You will be the relief for a family member or friend who has been sitting bedside and needs a break, you will be there when families don't live nearby, giving them piece of mind knowing their loved one will not die alone, you will be there for the patient who has no family. you will not have to do all 24 hours, you can sign up for a shift. (shifts vary depending on volunteer availability, shifts can be as short as 2 hours).

Training is free and you will be supported by our team!

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About Ascend Hospice

Location:

100 Locke Drive, Marlborough, MA 01752, US

Mission Statement

Ascend Hospice A Better Choice for Specialized Hospice Care OUR MISSION Ascend Hospice is dedicated to providing innovative, quality care and wellness to our communities to help them live better lives. OUR VISION To be recognized as a trustworthy leader in healthcare, providing exceptional health and wellness programs, products and services; to exceed the expectations of those who rely on us for quality healthcare and wellness options; and to approach the rapidly changing healthcare industry with integrity, passion, and purpose. OUR VALUES People: Dedicated to serving all our communities with dignity and respect, while upholding ourselves to the same standards. Pride: Continually striving for excellence, honesty, and integrity in our care and services. Passion: Devoted to delivering exceptional service and compassionate care to our communities. Purpose: Committed to providing best-in-class care with everyone we connect with.

Description

Hospice volunteers bring comfort, joy and love to patients who are terminally ill through their actions.

Men, women and teens of all ages and backgrounds join the hospice team to offer services to patients in their homes or in nursing facilities. Volunteers simply need a caring heart and a willingness to serve. The extensive volunteer training program provides them with an awareness of patient's needs and prepares them to participate with the hospice team.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

36 Lower Westfield RdHolyoke, MA 01040

(42.17139,-72.63503)
 

SKILLS

  • Aromatherapy
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Veteran Care
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • All Volunteer time is greatly appreciated

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