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ORGANIZATION: Gentiva Hospice

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Gentiva Hospice is seeking Veteran volunteers to provide companionship to Veteran patients in their homes in Palm Coast and/or Ormond Beach.

Volunteer benefits:

  • Enjoy making a difference in the life of a terminally ill person.
  • Enjoy learning about the life history of an amazing patient.
  • Enjoy a volunteer appreciation luncheon.
  • Enjoy one-of-a-kind experiences with patients and staff.
  • Enjoy an annual education program.
  • Enjoy quarterly guest speaker programs.

Requirements:

  1. Be at least 18 years of age to volunteer directly with patients.
  2. Application, reference check, background check, fingerprinting, drug screening, and TB test (all at no cost!!)
  3. Hospice volunteer orientation and annual training.
  4. Must be able to transport self to and from patient home; may not be dropped off.

Volunteers provide friendly, non-medical visits to hospice patients in their homes; no hands-on care permitted.

Types of direct care might include:

  • Companionship
  • Caregiver relief
  • Reading, playing cards, or playing games
  • Conducting life review
  • Performing/playing music
  • Arts/crafts with patient

Scheduling is flexible; generally 2 hours, 1 x per week. All visits take place in patient home.

Thank you for your interest in being a Gentiva Hospice Volunteer!

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About Gentiva Hospice

Location:

160 Cypress Point Pkwy, Suite D-104, Palm Coast, FL 32164, US

Mission Statement

To provide compassionate care and extraordinary service to the patients and the families we serve.

Description

We believe hospice care can be something more

The most important time is the time you have together-with friends, with family, with loved ones. Many people think hospice is only about end-of-life care, but it’s so much more than that. We help people with life-limiting illnesses, along with their loved ones, make the most of every moment.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
Community, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Flagler Beach, FL 32136

(29.47498,-81.12701)
 

SKILLS

  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4hrs, 1x/wk
  • **MUST BE FULLY COVID VACCINATED.** Must be able to drive self to and from patient home. Reliability is essential. Skills listed are preferred, not required. No experience necessary.

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