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Compassionate Hospice Volunteer

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AseraCare Hospice an Amedisys Company

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.

We are looking for caring, compassionate volunteers willing to spend a few hours a month helping to support patients and their families. As little as a few hours a month can bring so much support to these patients and their families. On average, hospice volunteers give 4-8 hours per month.

New hospice volunteers participate in free training that is available at your convenience.

Opportunities Available:

  • Direct Care Volunteers- Phone calls, in-home visits, running errands for patients, and activities like reading, praying, playing music, etc.
  • Bereavement Support Volunteers- There are volunteers, ages 16 and older, who provide emotional support to families who have lost their loved one with hospice through phone calls, mail-outs (cards & letters) and home visits.
  • Special Projects Volunteers- These are volunteers of any age who are part of a group or work independently to provide support to the office staff or to provide comfort items for patients such as blankets, attending health fairs, and assisting at nursing facilities.

Benefits:

1. Looks great on resumes!

2. Use us as a reference!

3. Gain medical experience!

4. Obtain a sense of purpose and self-satisfaction!

If you are interested, please email me at SMcCaslin25@bethelu.edu or call the office at 731-514-9144 . I look forward to having you on our team!

Volunteers will have to complete training, background check and TB test that can be done at our office.

*Amedisys is a leading provider of home health care and hospice services, focused on providing professional and personalized care for each and every patient in the comfort of his or her home

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About AseraCare Hospice an Amedisys Company

Location:

1939A Cedar Street, McKenzie, TN 38201, US

Mission Statement

AseraCare Hospice serves to focus our available resources to meet the emotional, spiritual and physical needs of our patients and families with a sense of compassion and dignity. We express this through ongoing gentle acts of kindness and sympathy. We preserve the dignity of death for our patients and families by making pain management, comfort and quality of life our primary goals. AseraCare Hospice believes that through compassionate support and the promotion of a caring environment, patients and families may be able to attain a degree of mental and spiritual preparation for death that is satisfactory to them.

Description

AseraCare is a leading provider of home healthcare and hospice services, focused on providing professional and personalized care for each and every patient in the comfort of his or her home. Our patients are the number one reason we are here and our commitment is to care for you or your loved ones as we would our own.

A hospice volunteer is a special part of the hospice team. If you have a desire to make a difference in the lives of the terminally ill or those who are grieving by giving of your time to assist a patient, family member, or our office staff, then you have the qualities we're looking for in our volunteers. Volunteering includes making scrap books, blankets, cards, treats, reading, writing, visiting, and much much more.

New hospice volunteers participate in free training that provides information regarding the hospice philosophy of care.

Arts & Culture
Community
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1939A Cedar StreetMcKenzie, TN 38201

(36.13256,-88.51866)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Crocheting
  • Sewing

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • We will work with your schedule

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