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Visit a hospice patient every other week- County Wide

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RSVP (Retired & Senior Volunteer Program) of Washtenaw County

  • 1 person is interested

The families of Washtenaw-area hospice patients need volunteers to visit the patients. You can give just a small amount of time but your help will make a world of difference to the patients and families! Hospice staff will train you and walk every step of the way with you.

Location of work: Central office is located in Ann Arbor near the corner of Packard and Carpenter Road. Visiting locations vary throughout the county. Pick to visit a patient in their home, in a nursing home, or medical facility-- whatever makes you feel most comfortable!


Task: Offer companionship, a friendly chat, respite to patients family, homemaking chores, and/or errands. No direct or medical care (bathing, toileting, etc).

Time commitment: Volunteers are asked to visit patients at least every other week (twice a month) for 2-4 hours.


Benefits:

  • Orientation from helpful staff
  • Flexible schedule
  • Volunteer liability insurance to supplement your own medical and auto insurance
  • Invitation to volunteer recognition and appreciation events
  • Meet like-minded people, make friends, build connections
  • Feel good knowing you are doing a good deed

Volunteers must be age 55 or better to apply. Provide your phone number when applying.Email rsvp@csswashtenaw.org or call (734) 971-9781 ext. 364

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About RSVP (Retired & Senior Volunteer Program) of Washtenaw County

Location:

4925 Packard St, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, US

Mission Statement

To match older adults with meaningful volunteer opportunities in non-profit agencies in Washtenaw County.

Description

RSVP matches individuals 55 years and better with meaningful volunteer opportunities in Washtenaw County. Serving over 50 non-profit agencies in the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti area.

People with Disabilities
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

WashtenawYpsilanti, MI 48198

(42.2481,-83.5877)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Nursing
  • Patient Care
  • Relationship Building
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • Must live within Washtenaw County, MI.

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