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Hospice Community Care in the Newport News / Tidewater area needs Pen Pal Volunteers

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Hospice Community Care - Richmond & Tri-Cities, The Peninsula, Middle Peninsula and Hampton Roads

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

Assisted living and nursing home residents have been hit particularly hard by Covid-19. This is especially true for hospice patients residing in assisted living facilities and nursing homes who are used to having visits from hospice staff, including volunteers. While this is a pervasive problem in the era of Covid-19, there is something you can do to help. You can become a pen pal volunteer with Hospice Community Care.

You will volunteer a minimum of five hours a week in the Newport News office on Loftis Blvd. You will write cards and letters to be sent to let patients know they that we care about them.

Requirements:

You must have a driver's license and dependable transportation. You must be at least 18 years old with a good driving record. You will be trained regarding hospice philosophy.

You must comply with all CDC guidelines when visiting or working in our office, including mask wearing.

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About Hospice Community Care - Richmond & Tri-Cities, The Peninsula, Middle Peninsula and Hampton Roads

Location:

10128 WEST BROAD STREET, Suite J, Glen Allen, VA 23060, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Hospice Community Care is to provide diginified end-of-life care and quality services that allow our patients and their families/significant others to live life richly, deeply and meaningfully for as long as it may last, and to die with dignity in the setting of their choice.

Description

Hospice Community Care has been providing excellent end-of-life care for terminally-ill patients living in the Richmond Tri-Cities area since 2004 and The Peninsula area since 2007.

Hospice Community Care uses an interdisciplinary team approach to provide the highest quality of hospice care to our patient's and their loved ones. Hospice Community Care has become the hospice provider of choice because of our reputation for impeccable customer service, friendly, knowledgeable and supportive staff offering unique delivery methods that meet the medical, physical, psychosocial and spiritual need of our patients and those that love them.

It would be impossible to meet all of the needs of our patients and those who love them were it not for our exemplary volunteers who donate hundreds of hours of their gift of time every year. We have several exciting opportunities to offer people who are considering volunteering with hospice.

Volunteers must have a current driver's license and proof of auto insurance as well as a clean driving record. Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age. We will train you for the volunteer opportunity that you are most interested.

Crisis Support
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1064 Loftis Blvd. c2Newport News, VA 23606

(37.08463,-76.48591)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We are asking pen pal volunteers for a minimum of five hours of their time a week.

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