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Kindred Hospice-Daytona Beach

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What does it take to be a Kindred Hospice Volunteer?

  1. The desire to give your time, talents and heart in support of hospice patients and their families.
  2. Be at least 18 years of age to volunteer directly with patients.
  3. Application, background check, fingerprinting, drug screening, and TB test (all at no cost).
  4. Comprehensive hospice volunteer orientation and annual training. (*Orientation provided through Zoom during pandemic.)
  5. Must be able to transport self to and from patient home; may not be dropped off.

Volunteers provide friendly, non-medical visits to hospice patients in their homes; involves no hands-on care.

Types of patient care might include:

  • Providing companionship
  • Providing caregiver relief
  • Reading, playing cards, or playing games
  • Conducting life review
  • Performing/playing music
  • Creating art/doing crafts directly with the patient
  • Assisting with light household chores (washing dishes, doing laundry, vacuuming, yard work)

Scheduling is flexible; generally 1-2 hours, once or twice a week.

For more information, please contact Sigrid Newbury, Volunteer Coordinator, at (386) 597-6306 or via email at sigrid.newbury@kindredhospicecare.com.

Thank you for your interest in being a Kindred Hospice Volunteer!

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About Kindred Hospice-Daytona Beach

Location:

1717 N Clyde Morris Blvd., Suite 130, Daytona Beach, FL 32117, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Kindred At Home - Hospice Division is to honor life and offer compassion to individuals and their families when facing a life-limiting illness.

Description

Kindred Hospice serves patients in their homes, whether it be their private homes, assisted living facilities, or nursing homes.

Community
Seniors
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Port Orange, FL 32129

(29.13427,-81.02578)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours, once or twice weekly.
  • Reliability, dependability, ability to commit to volunteer assignment.

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