Spiritual Care Volunteer
The Spiritual Care Partners Program...... training community-based volunteers to provide spiritual support to patients and their loved ones in healthcare settings.
Waveny LifeCare Network is seeking to train 3-4 community-based interfaith volunteers interested in:
- Enhancing the services of the Spiritual Care Department
- Receiving training that will strengthen congregational care within their own faith group.
The Spiritual Care Partners program is a FREE eighty-hour, ten week course that will teach basis spiritual support to healthcare patients and their families.
This shared classroom experience will include online video training, interaction with peers, and training in visitation, supervised by a board-certified chaplain. Some topics to be covered will include:
- Basic Listening Skills
- Pastoral Conversation
- Spiritual Assessment
- Spiritual Care to families
- Understanding World Religions
- Theological Reflection
- Communicating with the memory-impaired
- Grief Support
- Respecting Spiritual Diversity
- Spiritual Self-Care
For more information please contact Rev Tom Lilly at 203-594-5334 or email TLilly@Waveny.org
About Waveny LifeCare Network
3 Farm Road, New Canaan, CT 06840, US
Waveny LifeCare Network provides a comprehensive continuum of healthcare to serve the growing needs of adults in New Canaan and the surrounding communities. We offer a progression of therapeutic programs, services and living options to enhance quality of life for those we serve. We seek to provide the highest quality of compassionate, person-centered care in a not-for-profit setting. We are committed to offering services and resources to continually meet and exceed the growing needs of older adults and their families.
As a nonprofit organization, we are a mission-based provider of healthcare, housing and support services to approximately 1,100 people every year. Waveny relies on our talented staff and hundreds of volunteers to deliver the highest quality of person-centered care every day. Our compassion is reflected in the smiles of the caregivers and those in our care, and our quality earns us industry accolades each year. The generosity of spirit we see in these connections mirrors the commitment of our donors to help us carry out this important work. Our Volunteer program provides a wide range of opportunities and flexible hours. We invest in our volunteer team providing training and mentoring to maximize the impact of the time and skills shared. We are grateful for our core team of volunteers, some of whom have been participating for decades, and we also welcome new volunteers and can incorporate what ever time you can offer.
3 Farm RdNew Canaan, CT 06840
- Hospice Care
- Relationship Building
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- 2 years