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Alabama Hospice of the Shoals

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About Alabama Hospice of the Shoals

Location:

1404 East Avalon Ave Suite C, Tuscumbia, AL 35674, US

Mission Statement

Alabama Hospice of the Shoals Volunteers are special and a very important part of our hospice team. Patient care Volunteers visit with patients and their families. These visits might include reading to a patient, relieving the caregiver for a short time or just being there as a friend and someone to talk to. Volunteers are also needed in the office to assist staff with answering the phone and general office duties. In different ways, each hospice volunteer touches the lives of patients and their families. Find out how you can make a difference in someone's life!! Call Alabama Hospice of the Shoals today at 256-314-1204

Description

Alabama Hospice of the Shoals is Level 4 with We Honor Veterans, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Hospice-Veteran Partnerships and VA facilities to join a pioneering program focused on respectful inquiry, compassionate listening and grateful acknowledgment. By recognizing the unique needs of America’s Veterans and their families, community providers, in partnership with VA staff, will learn how to accompany and guide them through their life stories toward a more peaceful ending.

Community
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1404 East Avalon Ave Suite CTuscumbia, AL 35674

(34.6944,-87.709)
 

SKILLS

  • Event Design & Planning
  • Office Reception
  • Administrative Support
  • Crocheting
  • Knitting
  • Sewing

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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