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Help Others as an End of Life Doula
ORGANIZATION: Ascend Hospice
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5 people are interested
Ascend Hospice Pennsylvania is seeking compassionate individuals to join our AscEnd of Life Doula volunteer program. Our AscEnd of Life Doula program equips volunteers eager and willing to accompany the dying and their families through an intensive, practically-based model of care, preparing doulas to provide emotional and spiritual support and guidance in the final days of life. End of Life Doula certificates are awarded once classroom training and required service of 100 hours is completed. The training will be virtual, and we have patients who reside all across Montgomery, Bucks, Delaware, Chester, Lehigh, Northampton, Monroe, and Carbon Counties for you to visit.
The program is perfect for anyone (professionals, students, individuals who have retired, and all members of the community alike!) of an altruistic and empathic nature looking to help others and learn more about end of life.
***Volunteers are required to follow CDC guidelines, Ascend Hospice policy and practices, and facility requirements for infection control. At this time, we require volunteers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to protect our vulnerable population of patients.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Ascend Hospice
1120 Welsh Road, Suite 220, North Whales, PA 19454, US
Ascend Hospice is committed to delivering comprehensive hospice services with integrity and compassion. We embrace a holistic and personalized approach, caring for the whole person: mind, body and spirit.
Ascend Hospice is built on the foundation of integrity and respect for all. We strive to maintain meaningful relationships with our patients and their families, as well as the healthcare professionals who share our goals and ideas, our healthcare partners and their employees, and our employees and suppliers.
We believe our most significant relationships begin with the patients and their families. Personalized care, peace of mind and satisfaction guide every decision we make. It is the goal of Ascend Hospice to deliver palliative care to our patients, attending to their physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs and to serve as a source of strength and support for the family.
Willow GroveWillow Grove, PA 19090
June 29, 2022
- Elder care
- Bereavement Support
- Counseling / Mental Health
- Hospice Care
- Spiritual Healing
- Relationship Building
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 8 hour classroom training in addition to standard companion volunteer training, 100 hours of service in 1 year
- COVID-19 Vaccination, TB test (blood test), physician's clearance