Intermountain Hospice Volunteer
- A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
5 people are interested
Hospice is a compassionate approach to end-of-life care. The goal of hospice is to help people with serious illness live life fully, maintain their dignity, and keep personal control over their lives. Hospice is available to anyone with an illness whose life expectancy is measured in months, rather than years. When more time cannot be given, we can help to make the most of the time one has left.
Volunteers play a vital role in hospice care. They are an integral part of the hospice team who provide patients, caregivers, and families the most comfortable end-of-life experience possible.
Hospice volunteers are compassionate people who have a tremendous impact on the lives of the patients that they serve, the hospice team of which they are a part, and the families and friends of the terminally ill.
Hospice Volunteers help in many capacities, including:
Patient Care - Offer companionship and support to hospice patients and their families, including social visits, music therapy, reading, playing games, or a writing personal/family history.
Respite Care - Relieve caregivers who are physically and emotionally exhausted from providing care for a loved one, allowing caregivers to run errands, exercises, or simply have some time alone.
Bereavement Support - Provide support to families and helps through death and grieving process. Create hand molds of patients. Works closely with social workers and chaplains to facilitate group meetings, memorial services, and follow up with families.
Office Support - Provide administrative services to the hospice staff. Tasks include sending birthday cards, assembling mailing packets, supply calls to patients, and assisting in hospice events.
Pet Peace of Mind(r) - Support keeping patients and pets together during their time on hospice, including walking/playing with pets, arranging and transporting pets to veterinarian/grooming appointments, and providing placement for pets after a patient dies.
Apply at https://volunteer.intermountainhealthcare.org/res_viewjob.html?optlink-view=view-135065&ERFormID=res_newjoblist&ERFormCode=any
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Intermountain Homecare & Hospice Services
11520 S. Redwood Road, South Jordan, UT 84095, US
Intermountain Homecare takes great pride in its dedication to Intermountain Healthcare's mission of excellence in the provision of health care services to communities in the Intermountain region. We are also guided by the same vision and values, and are pleased to be part of Intermountain Healthcare's entire continuum of care.
Intermountain Homecare understands that hospice is not about dying, it's about living each day as fully as possible. Hospice is a compassionate approach to end-of-life care. The goal of hospice is to help people with serious illness live life fully, maintain their dignity and keep personal control over their lives. Hospice provides palliative care management, which includes: emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families who are facing life-limiting illness in homes, hospitals and nursing homes. Hospice is available to anyone with an illness whose life expectancy is measured in months, rather than years.
We'll work with your schedule.
11520 South Redwood RoadSouth Jordan, UT 84095
- Child Welfare
- Elder care
- Bereavement Support
- Patient Care
- Hospice Care
- People Skills
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- At least 2 hours a week for a minimum of 6 months
- Required 12 hours of hospice training