The Denver Hospice, founded in 1978, is the region's leading, largest and most trusted nonprofit provider of life-enhancing hospice and palliative care. Our skilled teams are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and care for patients wherever they reside - in their own homes, skilled-care facilities, hospitals or at our own Inpatient Care Center at Lowry.
We are looking for volunteers that have their Notary Certification through the State of Colorado who are open to routine 1x requests to help assist our hospice patients and families in the comfort of their own homes. Typical notarization includes Living Wills, Medical Durable Power of Attorneys, 401Ks, etc. Connections you make with the family are short-term, but provide great peace of mind to aide their end-of-life journey.
Please contact our Volunteer Engagement Department at 303-228-5610 or firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more and apply.
Our mission, values, beliefs and not-for-profit status are key to our ability to provide the consistently high-quality, compassionate care that is the hallmark of The Denver Hospice. Our Mission: Our Mission is to encircle those facing advanced illness with unprecedented levels of comfort, compassion and expertise. Our Values: Assume Positive Intent Respect Safety Choice Compassion Efficiency Our Beliefs: We believe in more. We believe no matter where you are in life’s journey, you deserve to get the most out of every day. We believe you should have more opportunities to create memories and moments of joy. We believe in less pain and more quality of life. We believe your wishes should be heard and respected We are here to give you more. It’s not just our job, it’s our calling. And we wouldn’t have it any other way. The Denver Hospice. More from life.
The Denver Hospice provides high-quality hospice and palliative care services for patients with advanced illnesses and injuries. Headquartered in metropolitan Denver area, we support patients and families throughout nine Colorado counties. The heart of this specialized care is the belief that every individual has the right to die pain-free and with dignity. To help ensure that outcome, The Denver Hospice care model brings together a team of skilled professionals - experts in medicine, nursing, pain management, integrative therapies and psychological and spiritual support - to provide care customized to each individual’s needs and wishes. The patient’s loved ones receive support as well.
We are a not-for-profit organization. Our mission-driven commitment puts patients above profit and translates to more time, attention and experts dedicated to every person who needs our services, wherever and whenever they need us. In 1978, our founders, Carolyn Jaffe, RN and Peter Van Arsdale, PhD, recognized the need for comprehensive, expert and collaborative care for those facing aging, serious illness and grief. They assisted us in securing initial funding and laying the ground work for us to become what we are today - a nationally-recognized, best-practice model. Our personalized care supports mind, body and spirit, giving our patients and their families control over their lives with dignity, joy and unparalleled experience and support.
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We'll work with your schedule.
Multiple locationsDenver, CO 80226
May 6, 2021
Reading / Writing
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
We ask that volunteers are able to commit to volunteering for 1 year, PRN as needed for notarizations. Typical visits last between 30 minutes - 1 1/2 hours depending on document.