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Good Shepherd Hospice, Joplin, MO

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Do you love to sew? Do you like the idea of leaving a lasting memory for the family of our patients? We are looking for volunteers to sew Remembrance Bears or Pillows from out patients favorite article of clothing that we can give to the family member when the patient passes. This is a very memorable way to help the family when dealing with the loss. All the supplies needed would be provided. Not only by volunteering for the families, but you also become a very powerful voice of advocacy about hospice care when talking to your friends and family. Every act of kindness or service to our families is equally important and our volunteers are the key to good patient care.

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About Good Shepherd Hospice, Joplin, MO

Location:

420 N Rangeline Road, Suite 11, Joplin, MO 64801, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission...serving people with compassion and dignity. At Good Shepherd Hospice, we believe that health care is more than just a diagnosis and a treatment. It's a daily exercise in making this moment...this today...the very best it can be. We're here to help our patients achieve that goal - physically, mentally, spiritually...and for whatever that means individually. We believe that in the passing of a person’s life, there are also extraordinary opportunities for compassion, reconciliation, spiritual healing, and renewal. Our Volunteers play a vital role in our Hospice program. From working in the office, to creating special projects at home, to visiting to provide companionship and ease loneliness, Good Shepherd Hospice Volunteers make special moments happen again and again for the patients and families we serve.

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Our History - 25 Years of Comforting and Serving

Good Shepherd Hospice opened it's first office in Oklahoma City in 1995. We now have a regional presence serving Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri and Texas. Along the way, we've touched the lives of more than 25,000
patients and shepherded 50,000+ family members through their time of need. Every member of our team receives comprehensive, ongoing training. We are a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Association, Medicare Certified and State Licensed.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

420 N Rangeline Rd Ste 11Joplin, MO 64801

(37.09557,-94.47781)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Sewing

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 3
  • Orientation or Training
  • The time commitment depends on how many patients we have who need or want this service. We give the volunteer six weeks to complete the project.
  • You would need to follow any COVID 19 procedures we would have in effect when in the office or seeing a patient. You would need to wear a mask unless you can socially distance.

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