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Be the Difference as an Affinity Hospice Volunteer

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Affinity Hospice

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Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Affinity Hospice. Our volunteers are some of the most kind and compassionate people in Alabama! If you have a heart for helping others when help is most needed, then you are looking in the right place.

Our volunteers work closely with the clinical and administrative staff to supplement the care we provide and strengthen our impact in the communities we serve. We will consider your talents, strengths and interests when matching you with the type of service you wish to provide.

There are many ways you can serve.

Patient and Caregiver Visitors May:

  • Provide supportive phone calls in order to cheer a lonely day
  • Offer friendly in-person visits with those at risk of social isolation
  • Visit with the patient while the caregiver takes a much-needed break or respite
  • Run errands for the patient or caregiver who has little family support
  • Provide Pet therapy with a sweet four-legged volunteer
  • Share a talent with the patient or family (music, art, crafts, photography, etc.)
  • Be a ministry of presence when death is imminent, and few family members are available
  • Visit with veterans for celebrations of their service
  • Visit with birthday deliveries

Office and Administrative Volunteers May:

  • Assist our office staff in a myriad of ways which support our clinical services

Bereavement Volunteers May:

  • Prepare Mailings
  • Call or visit to support those who are grieving
  • Assist with the annual memorial service and other bereavement support programs

Special Project Volunteers May:

  • Assist with new volunteer recruitment and community events
  • Speak in public to share the good news of hospice and educate communities about hospice services
  • Bake & decorate cupcakes for patient birthdays
  • Craft Prayer Shawls for gifts for our patients
  • Create artsy cards for Cheer Messages and Birthday Celebrations
  • Sew Memory Bears and Memory Pillows
  • Create busy boxes and activity aprons for people with dementia

Please contact Libby Jones, Volunteer Coordinator, to obtain more information.

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About Affinity Hospice

Location:

1911 Martin Street South, Suite 5, Pell City, AL 35128, US

Mission Statement

Affinity Hospice's mission is to ensure all people have the opportunity to receive compassionate end of life care, which preserves dignity and provides comfort. Our goal is to provide comprehensive coordinated care to individuals with life-limiting illnesses and to support their families during the processes of death and bereavement.

Description

Affinity Hospice serves many communities in Alabama, through medical, emotional, physical and spiritual support provided by the specially trained individuals of our interdisciplinary care teams. We provide comfort and security in patient's homes, wherever the patient may live. is in We believe in the quality of life and are committed to helping our patients to live life as alert and pain free as possible.
Affinity Hospice provides a multifaceted support system for the patient and family. Our care includes comforting care by nurses, physicians, social workers, certified nursing assistants, clergy, and volunteers. Our physicians are available 24/7, which greatly reduces or eliminates the need for emergency room visits or hospitalizations.
Our staff and volunteers support human values. Our team of volunteers offer non-medical support to the patient and their family members, providing the something "more" which may be needed to live difficult days with dignity, comfort and support.

Community
Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Birmingham, AL 35209

(33.47024,-86.80697)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Administrative Support
  • Animal Therapy
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We prefer our volunteers commit to at least 3 months of consecutive service. Please plan for 8 hours of initial training. After the orientation, time and schedule are flexible and based on your availability and preferences.
  • Applicants must complete an application process, provide references, agree to a Drug Screen and TB screen - cost covered by the company. Volunteers 14-18 and under must have written parental approval and can't visit patients alone.

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