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Hospice Volunteers Needed (Marina del Rey)

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Caring Like Family Hospice

  • 15 people are interested

Through our Medicare-certified hospice agency, we care for our patients whose medical conditions are not responding to treatment or for those patients who choose not to seek aggressive medical care at the end stage of life. Our goal in hospice care is for the patient to remain as comfortable and pain-free as possible in their own place of residence.

We are currently in need of new volunteers to join our wonderful, supportive team! Our volunteers can help our team and patients in a number of areas. With patients at home or in assisted living facilities, our volunteers provide companionship, which might include conversation, reading, singing, or playing music. Volunteers might help facilitate a life review project, or provide a comforting presence for unresponsive patients. Needs vary by patient. Volunteers might also provide an empathetic ear for families and caregivers, or help with more practical tasks like errands, watering the lawn, or walking the dog.

Our agency can also use administrative volunteer help, either short-term or continual, to assist our dedicated staff in our busy Marina del Rey-based office. Duties might include answering phones, filing, and assisting with special projects. All are vital to our team, who all do their part to ensure that our hospice patients receive the best possible care.

Do you have two or more hours per week to help out? If so, please respond to this post, and our volunteer coordinator will send you more information and an application. Thank you for your interest!

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About Caring Like Family Hospice

Location:

4223 Glencoe Avenue B-107, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292, US

Mission Statement

"Because we rise by lifting others." -Robert Ingersoll What if you could lift a person's spirit with a smile, witty conversation, or just by holding their hand and providing a listening ear? Caring Like Family Hospice is searching for compassionate volunteers who have giving hearts and a willingness to offer their time and energy to patients and families dealing with end of life issues.

Description

Caring Like Family Hospice offers administrative and in-home volunteer opportunities. In-home support consists of providing companionship, relief care, running errands, and engaging in life review as well as assisting with light household chores, walking dogs, and/or interacting with family and caregivers. Administrative volunteer duties consists of answering telephones, filing, and assisting with special projects.

At Caring Like Family, we care for our patients whose medical conditions are not responding to treatment or for those patients who choose not to seek aggressive medical care at the end stage of life. Our hospice philosophy focuses on comfort care not curative care. Our goal in hospice care is for the patient to remain as comfortable and pain-free as possible in their own home or the home of a loved one. Hospice care can also be provided in a long-term care facility or an assisted living facility.

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4223 Glencoe AveMarina del Rey, CA 90292

(33.98744,-118.4419)
 

SKILLS

  • Office Reception
  • Administrative Support
  • Bereavement Support
  • Community Outreach
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Hospice Care

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We will work with your schedule. We ask for a minimum of two hours weekly, Mon-Fri during business hours.

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