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Be a Hero for a Hero- Legacy Corps Volunteers Wanted in Pinellas County

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Empath Health- Suncoast Hospice

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Join Legacy Corp. Be a Hero for a Hero. Help to support family caregivers & those who served our nation.

Legacy Corps
is a volunteer program that provides support to family caregivers, with an emphasis on the unique needs of veteran and military families. This volunteer program is designed to help caregivers manage the daily challenges of caregiving while empowering the caregiver/recipients to maintain and improve their quality of life.

Volunteers will provide:

  • Companionship
  • In-Home Respite
  • Provide transportation to medical appointments/grocery shopping/errands
Volunteer Orientation is a four-hour training session for individuals interested in learning more about Empath Health’s volunteer opportunities.
Patient/Family Support Training
is a twelve-hour of training for individuals interested in providing caring support to patients and families. Empath Health Volunteer Orientation is a prerequisite.
Ongoing Monthly Training
addressing a variety of topics to enhance volunteer role.

To register for a training class and verify locations,
Please call Volunteer Services at 727-523-3440.
Registration ends 3 business days before the start of training.







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About Empath Health- Suncoast Hospice

Location:

5771 Roosevelt Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33760, US

Mission Statement

Through every step of every journey, we offer compassion through extraordinary care, hope through innovative services, and inspiration through endless encouragement.

Description

Voted Best of the Bay by Creative Loafing- Best Place to Volunteer 2020

Founded in 1977 by volunteers, Suncoast Hospice was born out of the vision of an exceptional group of people who realized the value of hospice care and wanted it for their families and neighbors. Today, their vision and mission remain the cornerstones of our work and organizational soul.

Suncoast Hospice is a not-for-profit organization committed to serving those living with chronic and terminal illnesses, nearing the end of life, or experiencing grief. Suncoast Hospice cares for patients and helps to guide their families as they provide care and make decisions. Suncoast Hospice is community based, offering comprehensive hospice and palliative care, caregiver education, individual and group counseling, spiritual support and many other programs to those it serves regardless of race, age, faith, diagnosis or financial circumstances. Our goal is to help each person in our community maintain the best quality of life and live each day with meaning and purpose. Toward that goal, we continue to add new programs and services to meet the changing needs of our community

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Various locations throughout Pinellas CountyClearwater, FL 33764

(27.9385,-82.74011)
 

SKILLS

  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • History

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 year service commitment, will complete 450 service hours, will receive living allowance and at completion of service an educational reward.
  • Volunteer training provided along with ongoing education monthly.

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