What does it take to be a Kindred Hospice Volunteer?
1. The desire to give your time, talents and heart in support of hospice patients and their families. 2. Be at least 18 years old to volunteer directly with patients. 3. Complete comprehensive hospice volunteer orientation and annual training. 4. Obtain a criminal background check, fingerprinting, TB testing, and drug screening (all at no cost to you). 5. Be able to transport self to patient homes; may not be dropped off.
Volunteers provide friendly visits to hospice patients in their homes. Types of direct patient care include:
1. Sit with patients in their home for a couple of hours for caregiver relief
2. Provide companionship such as reading, talking, writing letters or crafts, playing cards
3. Emotional support
4. Conduct life review
5. Light housekeeping
6. Paint fingernails, brush and style hair
7. Perform/play music
Our patients need you! Scheduling is flexible; hours vary depending on need and your schedule.
For more information, please contact Sigrid Newbury, Volunteer Coordinator, at (386) 597-6306 or via email at email@example.com.
Thank you for your interest in being a Kindred Hospice Volunteer!