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Oklahoma Palliative & Hospice Care

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Oklahoma Palliative and Hospice Care is searching for dedicated volunteers to hang out with and provide companionship to our patients.

Companionship can include:

  • Conversation
  • Coloring pages
  • Watching tv
  • Reading
  • Bingo
  • Listen to music
  • And so much more!
Providing companionship can take place in the patients home or in a nursing facility. Volunteers do not provide any skilled nursing duties. Groups are welcome! People under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian volunteer with them.

All volunteers must complete:
-Application & training
-Background check
-Fingerprinting
-TB Test

For more information, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator
Sarah Cooley
(405) 468-1699
scooley@oklahomahc.com

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About Oklahoma Palliative & Hospice Care

Location:

8241 S Walker Ave, Ste 204, Oklahoma City, OK 73139, US

Mission Statement

Oklahoma Palliative & Hospice Care is a community based hospice care organization dedicated to hospice care and focused on meeting or exceeding our patients’ individual medical, emotional and spiritual needs, while making each remaining moment as meaningful as possible.

Description

Possible Oklahoma Palliative & Hospice Care hospice volunteer opportunities include:

  • Activity Volunteers - Provide assistance to patients with activities (i.e., play games, afternoon tea, reading, knitting).
  • Direct Patient Care Volunteers - Trained volunteers visit or telephone patients and families at home, in nursing homes, assisted living facilities or inpatient units.
  • Hair Care Volunteers - Trained patient-care volunteers provide haircuts, shampoos and styling to patients and families. The hair care volunteers must have a current cosmetology license.
  • Pet Volunteers - Screened and trained pets and their volunteer handlers visit patients and provide socialization, comfort, and more.
  • Music Volunteers - Trained patient care volunteers provide support to the patient and family by singing or playing a musical instrument.
  • Photography Volunteers - These volunteers provide comfort and support by taking professional pictures of patients and families. The photography volunteer will provide a picture CD to families.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

8241 S Walker AveSte 204Oklahoma City, OK 73139

(35.38383,-97.52312)
 

SKILLS

  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • The overall time commitment depends on the volunteer's schedule.
  • Application, training, background check, fingerprinting, tb test

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