We are searching for a Facility Support Volunteer! The facility support volunteer will provide social and emotional care to terminally ill patients and their families through a variety of activities in individual and group settings. The volunteer will work with people of various religious faiths and cultures. We are looking for a compassionate, outgoing, and dependable volunteer!
Responsibilities (including, but not limited to): * Visits patients in their nursing home, assisted living facility, or personal care home to offer conversation, respite, and assistance. * Engage in patient interests and hobbies such as games, cards, letter writing, life history reviews, watching movies, listening to music, painting nails, assisting with gardening, listening actively, coloring or drawing, etc. * Leads group activity appropriate for all residents which may include card games, board games, drawing, painting, or musical instruments. SJH patients should be included in activities. * Provide emotional/social support in a non-judgmental manner that honors the spiritual needs of the patient/family. * Has a responsibility to participate in staff training and education programs * Act as a comforting presence for patients who are unable to respond during visits. * Prepare documentation for the clinical record per Hospice standards and return to Coordinator within 24 hours. * Understands and adheres to the Sacred Journey Hospice, Inc. vision and Organizational Philosophy, and advocates its philosophy.
For more information please contact us! We look forward to hearing from you.
Our Mission Statement is to tenderly embrace those facing precious moments of life, along with their loved ones, with expert medical care, emotional support and spiritual guidance if desired.
Hospice is a model of compassion-based comfort, care, and support for patients with advanced illnesses as well as their families. Hospice is living with quality end of life care. Our organization is for patients with many types of illnesses. While about half of our patients have some sort of cancer, a large segment of our patients have cardiac and respiratory disease, renal disease, neurological illnesses such as Alzheimer's disease, Lou Gehrig's disease, AIDS, cirrhosis and other terminal diseases.
Arts & Culture
We'll work with your schedule.
60 Oak Hill BlvdSuite 203Newnan, GA30265
January 6, 2021
Basic Computer Skills
Verbal / Written Communication
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
The position is generally 4 hours per week between 8am-5pm, on a Monday-Friday schedule with occasional requests to work additional day/hours as needed. Evening and weekend shifts are available as well!
The volunteer must be at least 18 years of age and have reliable transportation, driver's license, and auto insurance. Must be able to read, write, and speak English.