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Elara Caring

By Your Side

As hospice patients approach the end-of-life extra support is needed for both the patient and family. We are looking for special volunteers to visit patients at the bedside, to offer vigil and support. You could hold a hand, sing softly, read scripture or poetry, and provide support for the family at the bedside.

Hours are flexible. Weekdays, weekends, evenings, and on-call basis.

For more information please contact Ammy Heckman at aheckman@gmail.com

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About Elara Caring

Location:

630 Kenmoor, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, US

Mission Statement

Elara Caring Hospice encourages a philosophy of care that assists patients, caregivers, family and friends during the final stages of terminal illness. We promote dignity and emphasize quality of life for those who choose to die in familiar surroundings with the ones they love. Right time, Right place, Right Hospice.

Description

Time is our most precious gift. Share your gift with a Hospice patient.

Time is limited, yet of eternal value. What makes it so is how you use it and to whom you give it. Share your gift of time with a patient on their end-of-life journey. No special skills are necessary, just a listening ear and an open heart. It will be some of the most rewarding time you’ll ever spend.

Elara Caring Hospice is currently looking for Volunteers: Companion Volunteers, Pet Therapy, Veteran Volunteers, Office Volunteers, and Crafting Volunteers. We have patients in need in outlying areas as well as the Grand Rapids Area. These areas include Grand Rapids, Big Rapids, Wayland/ Hastings, Greenville, Rockford, Holland, and Saugatuck/Douglas.

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Elara CaringMuskegon, MI 49442

(43.24433,-86.11411)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 Hours per week
  • Background check, drug screening, fingerprinting, TB Test … paid for by Elara Caring.

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