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Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care of California | Oakland

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 38 people are interested
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Use your compassion and talents to make a difference! Volunteer with hospice in Alameda and Contra Costa County, CA! Seasons strives to provide excellence in end of life care for patients and families. All of our volunteers are given careful training by a team of hospice professionals. This orientation happens either in-person or via an interactive online learning format at your convenience. Seasons has developed several specialty roles, which allow volunteers to utilize their own strengths and interests. This offers a more meaningful and rewarding volunteer experience, and enhances the quality of life for our patients and families. Have a special skill? Please review all the unique ways of volunteering below:
Direct Care Volunteer:
Provides a range of companionship and support to patients and caregivers at the bedside.

Administrative Volunteer: Supports the important office operations of the program.

Loyal Friends Pet Companion Volunteer: Uses certified therapy animals to engage patients.

Smile Squad Volunteer: Young volunteers visit patients along with their adult guardian, and light up the room with the special joy that children bring.

Music Companion Volunteer: Share the gift of music with our patients and families.

Vigil Volunteer: When family support is not available, we want to make sure that no patient dies alone.

Spiritual Presence Volunteer: Engage patients in familiar activities that provide spiritual comfort.

Massage Volunteer: Put your massage expertise to work, providing gentle touch and healing massage for hospice patients.

Legacy Volunteer:
Use crafts and multi-media to capture special memories and the unique legacy of each patient.

Veteran Volunteer: No one understands the unique needs of our Veterans better than active or retired military personnel.

Memory Bear Sewing Volunteer: Turn a patient’s clothing into a personalized stuffed bear for the family to cherish.

Bereavement Volunteer: After a loved one has passed away, Seasons Hospice is committed to checking in with our families to see how they are doing on a regular basis. Make phone calls that offer support and comfort to families grieving a loss. Calls can be made from your own home!

Circle of Care Phone Call Volunteers: Check in with our patients' families before the weekend to make sure they have all of their needs met! (medications, supplies, etc.) Calls can be made from your own home!

If any of these opportunities sound interesting to you, contact our friendly Volunteer Services Coordinator Brian Fraser at bfraser@seasons.org to learn more!

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About Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care of California | Oakland

Location:

7677 Oakport Street, Suite 500, Oakland, CA 94621, US

Mission Statement

Honoring Life ~ Offering Hope

Description

Founded in 1997, Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care is one of the largest hospice providers in the nation. Our Vision is to:

  • recognize that individuals and families are the true experts in their own care;
  • support our staff so they can put our patients and families first;
  • find creative solutions which add quality to life;
  • strive for excellence beyond accepted standards;
  • increase the community’s awareness of hospice as part of the continuum of care.

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Homes & facilities in Alameda/Contra Costa CountyOakland, CA 94621

(37.73475,-122.21433)
 

SKILLS

  • Massage Therapy
  • Administrative Support
  • Animal Therapy
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • Sewing

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies depending on your availability.

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