Provide telephone conversations with homebound Veterans!
To provide telephone conversation with homebound Veterans seeking connection; provide support and communication to the Veteran's caregiver. This is a community-based assignment where the volunteer will utilize a quiet, private area to call the Veteran/Caregiver.
Schedule & participate in telephone visits, which may consist of conversing with the Veteran/caregiver for a mutually agreed upon time frame (generally 20 minutes per phone call).
Participate in regular phone contact to convey support and concern.
Volunteers are responsible for using their own telephone.
Immediately report any problems, or concerns conveyed by the Veteran and/or caregiver to the CCC Coordinator who works as the liaison to the Veteran’s primary care team.
Good people skills, excellent communication/listening skills.
Emotionally mature, positive, and service-oriented
Sensitive to needs of Veterans/caregivers in stressful situations
Excellent phone proficiency such as a clear voice, good listening skills, compassionate
Ability to work independently
Volunteer agrees not to meet with the Veteran in person in their home or in the community.
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