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Vigil Volunteer (11th Hour)

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ORGANIZATION: HealthONE Hospice and Family Care

  • 11 people are interested

Make a positive difference in the life of an actively dying hospice patient. Vigil Volunteers receive special training at HealthONE Hospice to become part of the patient's holistic hospice team-- Doctor, RN, Chaplain, Social Worker and you! As a Vigil Volunteer, you provide comfort and a peaceful presence when the patient's death is imminent.
Serious interested parties only, please. **Must be able to pass a drug screen, background check, TB test, successfully complete orientation. **
Call or email CJ Pharr, Volunteer Coordinator, to get started on this incredible journey. 719-268-2582 or cesslie.ladehoffpharr@hcahealthcare.com

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About HealthONE Hospice and Family Care

Location:

Multiple locations throughout Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO 80919, US

Mission Statement

Our hospice volunteers make a tremendous and positive difference in the lives of hospice patients, their families, our staff-- everyone they meet. You are specifically trained to support the hospice patient in a variety of ways: sit with patients, play cards, play an instrument, sing, tell jokes, talk with families, provide spiritual care, or even sit vigil with an actively dying person. You can also help in our admin office, Our hospice volunteers provide incredible compassionate companionship to those facing terminal illness.

Description

We put the patient and family first, and recognize staff make a positive difference in their lives. Hospice Volunteers provide compassionate companionship in a variety of ways to hospice patients throughout the Colorado Springs area. Self-paced training and flexible scheduling. For Patient Safety: must pass a background check, drug screen, 2-step TB test. Possess a valid driver's license and current insurance (if you drive to patient's location).

CAUSE AREAS

Faith-Based
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
Faith-Based, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Colorado Springs areaColorado Springs, CO 80903

(38.84134,-104.81628)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Hospice Care
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Vigil volunteers commit to sit with an actively dying patient for an hour or longer (up to four hours), depending on availability.
  • Must pass a drug screen, background check, TB test, and complete orientation at your own pace

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