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Hospice of the West

  • 2 people are interested

Hospice of the West is seeking veterans to volunteer in a several areas. The first is Veteran-to-Veteran support to a veteran patient or caregiver. This is an opportunity to provide conversation, companionship, and support to these individuals. Second, we are looking for support for our Veteran Pinnings, a special ceremony that recognizes volunteers in the community in addition to our patients and volunteers. Finally, we would appreciate support of our Virtual Veteran Coffees.

We will provide 8-10 hours of cumulative training opportunities to prepare the 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

Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

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

(33.6811,-112.10064)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care

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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