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Hospice Companion Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: HealthONE Hospice and Family Care

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 2 people are interested

Do you enjoy helping others and the joy you receive when you share your time? What about helping someone as they near the end of their life? Spend some time with a hospice patient and create a special space for them-- read, review their life history, write a letter to a loved one for them, or just provide a comforting presence. As a Hospice Volunteer you are specially trained to support the patient and family in a variety of ways. Seriously inquiries only, please. **Must be able to pass a drug screen, background check, TB test, and successfully complete orientation. **

For more information on how you can make a difference in the life of a hospice patient, call or email CJ Pharr, Volunteer Coordinator at 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
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • volunteers usually spend an hour a week with their patient(s). It depends on your schedule and what works best for you
  • Must pass a drug screen, background check, TB test, and complete orientation

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