Multiple Volunteer Opportunities - Sutter Hospice (a nonprofit hospice)

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ORGANIZATION: Sutter Care at Home - Hospice https://www.sutterhealth.org/scah

caring hands

Hospice Volunteers support people at the end of life in a variety of important and meaningful ways.

Common activities include:

  • Providing a comforting presence to people with terminal illnesses
  • Engaging in life-review and socializing
  • Giving family members time to care for themselves
  • Socializing with people who have limited support systems
  • Running errands or performing small tasks around the home
  • Helping in the administrative office
**Hospice volunteers do not perform any medical or caregiving tasks**

Volunteers receive comprehensive training, on-going educational opportunities, and support from a Volunteer Coordinator. Sutter Care at Home covers the cost of training, background checks, and health prerequisites, as well as provides annual TB testing. Military Veterans strongly encouraged to apply.

Please contact Rory Kilcullen, MSW for more information: Rory.Kilcullen@sutterhealth.org or (916)-634-3260

Sutter is a not-for-profit hospice agency.

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About Sutter Care at Home - Hospice https://www.sutterhealth.org/scah

Location:

1025 Atlantice Ave, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, US

Mission Statement

Sutter Care at Home enhances the health and well being of the people in the communities we serve through a not-for-profit commitment to compassion and excellence in home-based services and products.

Description

To become a hospice volunteer at Sutter Care at Home the greatest gift you can offer is your time, your caring nature, and your willingness to listen. Training and ongoing support are provided to all volunteers, so experience is not required. It's a great opportunity to learn new skills and enhance existing ones. Volunteers are trained to enhance the overall goal of meeting the physical, emotional, spiritual and practical needs of hospice patients and their families.

Volunteers may stay with the patient to give the caregiver some time away or time to rest and they can be a caring companion and compassionate listener to both patients and families. While volunteers cannot provide clinical or personal care, they may be able to assist with routine tasks and errands.

Requirements: Volunteers receive 24 hours of training, health clearance and a background check, and attend monthly educational meetings. They must work closely with Volunteer Program Coordinator as members of the hospice team.

CAUSE AREAS

Crisis Support
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Crisis Support, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Sacramento, CA 95811

(38.59197,-121.49417)
 

SKILLS

  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Relationship Building
  • People Skills
  • Veteran Care

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours per week
  • Medical prerequisites include TB testing, Vaccinations (MMR, Tdap, and Varicella), and a drug test (THC excluded).

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