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ORGANIZATION: Hospice of the West

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Hospice of the West is seeking Veterans to volunteer in several areas.

  • Veteran-to-Veteran: Veterans are matched with a Veteran patient or caregiver. This is an opportunity to provide conversation, companionship, and support to these individuals.
  • Gift of Presence: Veterans hold vigil with a dying Veteran, so no Veteran dies alone.
  • Veteran Pinning: Veterans provide support at a special ceremony that recognizes Veterans in the community in addition to our Veteran patients.
  • Veteran Cafe: Veterans provide support with hosting gatherings for Veterans in independent and assisted living facilities.

We will provide 11 hours of training to prepare the Veteran volunteer to address the specific needs of patients and caregivers. Call us at 602-343-6422 or email us at volunteer.coordinators@hospicewestaz.com to apply or receive more information.

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About Hospice of the West

Location:

21410 N. 19th Avenue.,, Ste 100, Phoenix, AZ 85027, US

Mission Statement

Hospice of the West is committed to serving the unique needs of those with life limiting illnesses as well as providing ongoing support to their families and loved ones through our belief in hospice and palliative care with compassion. We are committed to fulfilling this mission through the collaboration of a dedicated comprehensive team approach that will ensure excellence in our delivery of end of life care, while maintaining financial stewardship and accountability. Hospice of the West is privileged to provide continuing support and education to the caregivers and professionals in the community where we serve our patients.

Description

Would you like to give the gift of helping someone with a life-limiting illness live their life to the fullest? We warmly invite you serve as a volunteer with us at Hospice of the West. Please join our hospice family in providing comfort and companionship by sharing your time and talents with our special hospice patients.

Your hospice family is here to guide, encourage and cheer you on in this rewarding journey. The Hospice of the West family appreciates your decision to offer your time and talents to our patients and their families. We are honored to work side by side with you in such a special area of end-of-life care.

WHAT DOES A VOLUNTEER DO?
There are many different types of volunteers and many ways to get involved. Below is a list of volunteer types:

Companionship or meaningful presence
Reflective listening
Light housekeeping
Light meal preparation
Dog walking
Life review/conversation
Reading/card writing
Music therapy
Caregiver support
Caregiver respite
Arts and crafts
Play therapy (games)
Pet therapy
Administrative (clerical tasks, office errands, organization of events)
Interpreter service (including sign language)
Minor home repairs

Contact the Volunteer Coordinators at Volunteer.Coordinators@hospicewestaz.com

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
Health & Medicine, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

21410 N. 19th Ave., St. 100Phoenix, AZ 85027

(33.68136,-112.10074)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 Hours weekly or biweekly.

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