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ORGANIZATION: Grace Hospice- Akron

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Provide companionship to a hospice person on your lunch hour, on the weekend, or an evening!

For as little time as a lunch hour a couple of times a month, you can bring joy to a Massillon-Perry resident. One hour is only ONE lunch or coffee break! Our facility patient would appreciate your valuable time.

As a Grace Hospice Volunteer, you will provide companionship and support simply by being present. That's it; a visit or drop-in is all that's needed, all done at the convenience of your schedule. Do you sing, play the guitar or kazoo? Share your talent. If not, just show up and do your thing.

We have an immediate need for a volunteers(s) in Massillon-Perry, but have on-going needs in Canton, Alliance, Dover, and surrounding areas. We'll match you with someone close by, and your required commitment is for the amount of time YOU want and have to offer. It's a win-win for everyone.

To make this kind of difference, contact Johanna Henderson, Volunteer Coordinator at Grace Hospice. 330-899-0180, or jhenderson@ghospice.com.

Thank you,
Johanna Henderson

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About Grace Hospice- Akron

Location:

3515 Massillon Road, Suite 270, Uniontown, OH 44685, US

Mission Statement

For each employee to treat every patient as their own treasured loved one, providing care that affords a quality of life that outweighs quantity of days, and supports caregivers as their hearts find healing.

Description

Hospice is the health care system that mandates the involvement of volunteers. This reflects the history of the hospice movement in the United States, which started as an all-volunteer system.

Hospice is designed to provide comfort care as well as spiritual and emotional support in the final phase of a terminal illness. At Grace Hospice, we focus on enhancing the quality of life and our Volunteers play a key role in our mission. The hospice philosophy reaches beyond the physical needs of a patient and ensures that a patient spend their final days in comfort and with dignity.

Grace Hospice volunteers are as diverse as our professional staff. Compassion and caring are the hallmarks of any great hospice volunteer, and their involvement is a vital part of our team.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Seniors
Women
Community, Seniors, Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3515 Massillon RoadSuite 270Uniontown, OH 44685

(40.96586,-81.46416)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Spiritual Healing
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time commitment is for the amount of time YOU want and have to share. Your time is valuable, and much appreciated.
  • Volunteers are screened for the health and safety of our beloved patients. A background check, drug screen, and TB test is required, and affiliated costs are covered by Grace.

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