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Central Coast Hospice Volunteer Training Fall 2021

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Central Coast Hospice

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Thank you for your interest in learning about how to support those dealing with end of life concerns. We hope you can join us for our winter hospice volunteer training!

Summer SLO Volunteer Training

The training will take place on three consecutive Fridays: October 1, 8 & 15 from 9:00am to 4:00pm in San Luis Obispo. We ask that potential volunteers attend all 3 classes. If you have to miss one class, we can make arrangements to meet with you one-on-one to fill you in on what you missed.

Some of the training topics include: History and Mission of Hospice, Medical Concerns of Patients, Family Dynamics and Communication Skills, Role of the Hospice Spiritual Counselor, Medical Social Worker and Bereavement Counselor, and Volunteer Guidelines/Practices. A binder of teaching materials and weekly lunches are included in the training. After the training, fingerprinting and TB test will be required. There is no cost for this training.

A hospice volunteer typically provides 2-4 hours a week of companionship, emotional and practical support or respite care to the patients and families that Central Coast Hospice (CCH) serves. Volunteers are a vital part of the hospice team as they can provide the time and attention that patients and families need and deserve. CCH serves patients from Paso Robles to Santa Barbara. Volunteers help the same patient each week and we do our best to match volunteers to patients that live near them.

We hope you can join us! Registration and an informal meet and greet are required. If you have questions or would like to register, please contact us at 805-540-6020. Other training dates and locations are available - please reach out for more information!

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About Central Coast Hospice

Location:

253 Granada, Suite D, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, US

Mission Statement

You matter to the last moment of your life, and Central Coast Hospice will do all we can, not only to help you die peacefully but to live until you die.

Description

San Luis Obispo County's only locally owned and operated home health organization is growing! Join us as we launch our Hospice Volunteer program. You can become a part of this community from the beginning!

Volunteer duties can include support and companionship to the patient and his/her family, caregiver relief, running errands, visiting, bereavement services and other practical activities of daily living. We are also looking for volunteers to help with administrative duties in our office.

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

Fri Oct 01, 2021 - Fri Oct 15, 2021
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM  

WHERE

253 Granada Dr. Ste DSan Luis Obispo, CA 93401

(35.25083,-120.66695)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Patient Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Spiritual Healing
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We ask that our volunteers plan to commit 2-4 hours a week of volunteering

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