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Interim HealthCare Hospice Sacramento

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VOLUNTEER WITH INTERIM HEALTHCARE HOSPICE

Volunteers play an important role in the organization's ability to live out its mission. Simply put, without our dedicated volunteers, Interim would not be able to provide care and support to thousands of patients, clients, families, and our own staff every year.

Each day, we hear how a volunteer has impacted the lives of the people Interim serves, from sitting with a hospice patient; baking treats for our hospice homes; leading grief support groups; or doing light housekeeping; our volunteers make a difference in their communities and at Interim HealthCare Hospice.

Below, please explore our many volunteer programs that provide interactive ways to connect with your peers, engage in community learning and health enrichment, and contribute to the life experiences of others. We can't wait to welcome you to the Interim family!

VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS

Companions - Give emotional support, read aloud, ease patients' loneliness and boredom. You may also help with shopping, cooking and light housekeeping.

Massage Therapy - Licensed massage therapist give comfort with gentle massages.

Grief Support - Provide continued support o caregivers after a patient's death through phone calls or visits.

Administrative Support - Opportunities are available in our office to assist with mailings, filing, and data entry. Some projects can be completed at home.

Bedside Music - Sing and/or play instruments to share your gift of music with our patients.

Vet to Vet - As a veteran, spend time with other veterans who are near the end of life.

Animal-Assisted Activities - Owners of certified therapy pets bring them to visit patients in the homes or residences.

Hair Styling - Licensed professionals offer their services to patients or family members.

Tuck-In Program - Wake weekly calls to patients to listen or offer support.

Outreach - Represent Interim in your community be leading or hosting education sessions.

Pet Peace of Mind - Help care for beloved pets when patients are too ill to manage on their own.

Craft Projects - Create afghans, quilts, lap blankets, memory items and more to support and comfort patients. Comfort families by creating teddy bears made of a patient's clothing.

READY TO GET STARTED?
Here is what you need to start volunteering:

1. Complete the volunteer application.

2. Meet with the Volunteer Coordinator. Our Volunteer Coordinator will be in touch to set up an interview to determine if volunteering at Interim is the right file.

3. Complete screening. Requirements may include background check, reference check, TB and drug screening, and professional licensure/certification verification, if specialized field.

4. Complete orientation and training. Volunteers will be enrolled in an Interim orientation and training specific to their program to ensure they have the knowledge they need to provide outstanding care and services in our communities.

5. Start making a difference!


QUESTIONS
If you would like more information about Interim HealthCare Hospice programs and volunteer activities, please contact Kit Curran at mcurran@interimsac.com or call 916-359-1385.

More opportunities with Interim HealthCare Hospice Sacramento

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Interim HealthCare Hospice Sacramento

Location:

2233 Watt Avenue Suite 330, Sacramento, CA 95825, US

Mission Statement

Interim HealthCare Hospice provides an individualized program of physical, emotional, spiritual, and practical support for people in the last phases of a life-limiting illness, with emphasis on care, comfort and choice. CARE, COMFORT and CHOICE.

Description

The role of the Interim HealthCare Hospice team is to provide care and services that support our patients and their families as they encounter struggles in their health

We help patients and families understand the choices they have in care, and which of our services would work best for their specific scenario.

The Interim HealthCare Hospice Care Program provides individual personalized care, coordinating the services that will make patient and family safe and comfortable. Our ultimate goal is to help each individual improve their quality of life through dedicated efforts ensuring care and compassion for our patient and their families.

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2233 Watt AvenueSuite 330Sacramento, CA 95825

(38.60435,-121.38369)
 

SKILLS

  • Massage Therapy
  • Music Arts
  • Administrative Support
  • Animal Therapy
  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training

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