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Hospice Volunteers Needed

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Assured Hospice of Clallam and Jefferson Counties

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 1 person is interested
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In 2021 families in Clallam and Jefferson Counties need support now more than ever with end-of-life care. Hospice helps families at no cost (funded by Medicare, Medicaid, or private insurance) when they have terminal illnesses.

As a hospice volunteer, you can provide direct service to our community's most vulnerable members and families coping with significant change or crisis. Hospice volunteers can provide respite care, such as staying with the patient so the caregivers can take care of themselves, run errands, or take a nap. They can provide companionship for patients and caregivers, do puzzles or crafts, assist with daily living like preparing meals or light housework, care for pets, or other supportive tasks. Volunteers can specialize what they want to do according to their talents; for example, some volunteers specialize in bereavement support after the death of a loved one.

For volunteers who want to help families with end-of-life care but do not feel ready to volunteer in the homes or directly with family members, there are opportunities to help with hospice administration or phone calls to patients and family members.

Volunteering in hospice is one of the most rewarding ways to give back to our community and support and dignify human life.

FREE TRAINING PROVIDED, NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY

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About Assured Hospice of Clallam and Jefferson Counties

Location:

1102 E. 1st St, Port Angeles, WA 98362, US

Mission Statement

We promise to: • Empower you to make decisions about your life and hospice care. • Be sensitive to your needs and help control your symptoms. • Always be accessible to you, day or night.

Description

Meeting the physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs of each patient and family is our top priority.
* Patients can start admission process within 24 hours of referral.
* Our family satisfaction rates exceed 90 percent.
* We offer specialized care for veterans.
* Our dedicated volunteers offer assistance and support.
* We provide a comfort therapy program that includes massage therapy, therapeutic music and animal assisted interactions.
Our Hospice Team

* Designated medical directors
* Social workers
* Nurses aides
* Trained volunteers
* Registered nurses
* Spiritual counselors
* Therapists

Community
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

Fri Mar 05, 2021 - Tue Jun 01, 2021

WHERE

9572 Rhody Dr,Chimacum, WA 98325

(48.0142,-122.7764)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • There is no minimum time commitment; opportunities can be scheduled around your other commitments.
  • Drug and Alcohol screening completed on all volunteers.

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