Lights of Remembrance assistance - Auburndale

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Good Shepherd Hospice

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The first holiday after the loss of a loved one is exceptionally hard. To help the families and friends of our patients who have passed get through this difficult period, Good Shepherd Hospice began hosting a special holiday event in 2007 called Lights of Remembrance.

This event includes music of the season - both spiritual and secular, readings from staff and members in the community, lighting of a candle by each participant in recognition for those that are gone, and the lighting of our holiday tree.

We are in need of volunteers to help with set up, parking, refreshments, and clean up. This is a perfect service opportunity for a youth group.

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About Good Shepherd Hospice

Location:

3450 Lakeland Hills Bvld, Lakeland, FL 33805, US

Mission Statement

Good Shepherd Hospice strives to provide quality palliative care and relieve the suffering of those in our communities affected by life-limiting illnesses and end-of-life issues, maintaining the highest ethical standards, so all may live as fully and comfortably as possible.

Description

Hospice care allows those no longer seeking curative treatment to die in comfort and peace, and in control of their surroundings, with supportive care extending to the entire family network. Good Shepherd Hospice provides care to almost half of all those who die in our communities, serving Polk, Highlands and Hardee counties. Care is based on medical need without regard to race, age, ability to pay, creed, gender, lifestyle, or illness. As a non-profit organization, we are able to provide charitable care through generous donations and the special care that our volunteers provide.

WHEN

Tue Dec 03, 2019
04:30 PM - 07:30 PM  

WHERE

450 Arneson AveAuburndale, FL 33823

(28.06905,-81.79416)
 

SKILLS

  • Event Management
  • Ushering
  • Hospitality
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • We would need volunteers to arrive around 4:30 to begin setting up chairs and tables. Program begins at 6 pm and is over by 7. Clean-up should take no more than 30 minutes.
  • ability to stand for extending periods, move tables and chairs

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