Be A Friendly Visitor in the Chester, Prince George, Hopewell and Petersburg Areas

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ORGANIZATION: Heartland Hospice

Promedica / Heartland Hospice is seeking kind, compassionate, and dependable volunteers to be friendly visitors to our hospice patients. As a hospice volunteer, you will be an important part of the hospice team. As a Friendly Visitor Volunteer, you can provide much-needed companionship and socialization by visiting with patients in their where they live. Activities that our volunteers do include:

- Engaging in friendly conversation
- Reading to the patient
- Playing games
- Sharing hobbies
- Playing music
- Watching TV/Movies with patient
- Helping with light household duties the patient might not be able to do
- Caregiver Relief
- Run Errands
- And Much Much More!!!

We provide training in Hospice philosophy and volunteer duties. Orientation and background check is required. The volunteer will be driving to where the lives. We will work with your schedule!

Volunteers must be 18 years or older to volunteer directly with patients. No previous training or volunteer work required. We are not taking any court ordered community service volunteers at this time. You must have your own reliable vehicle and be willing to travel to visit patients.

If you feel the call to serve in this capacity, we welcome your willingness to serve.

COVID-19 Announcement:
The staff at Heartland is following all of the CDC Guidelines and the Virginia Department of Health when it comes to PPE. We will provide you with all of your PPE needs.

We have many ways for volunteers to engage and change the lives of our patients, follow our Volunteer Match page, or visit our website https://www.promedicahospice.org/volunteer/ or email Wanda Burton, Volunteer Coordinator for questions about volunteer opportunities. If you have the heart for it, we welcome your willingness to serve.

Wanda Burton, Volunteer Coordinator
Wanda.Burton@Promedica.org
(804) 288-0235

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About Heartland Hospice

Location:

10800 Midlothian Turnpike, Suite 303, Richmond, VA 23235, US

Mission Statement

We believe that our mission is to enrich lives by providing high quality services and products. That begins with every life we encounter: our employees, our patients and those who love and care for them, the communities in which we operate, our stakeholders and those who are yet to become our customers. GUIDING PRINCIPLES Our purpose is to serve. Our priority is to grow. Our commitment is to lead. OUR PURPOSE IS TO SERVE - Serve our patients and their families - Serve our employees - Serve our owner(s) and stakeholders - Serve our communities OUR PRIORITY IS TO GROW - Grow our services - Grow our census to serve more people - Grow our business and improve our results - Grow our employees OUR COMMITMENT IS TO LEAD - Lead with integrity and honesty - Lead responsibly - Lead change and improvement - Lead with vision

Description

Heartland Hospice is recruiting for volunteers to provide friendly visits and caregiver relief/respite sitting for terminally ill patients and their families. We have many ways for volunteers to engage and change the lives of our patients. If you have the heart for it, we welcome your willingness to serve.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Faith-Based
Veterans & Military Families
Community, Faith-Based, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Chester, Petersburg and surrounding areasChester, VA 23237

(37.40276,-77.45416)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills
  • Music Arts
  • Healthcare
  • Customer Service

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • A kind commitment from your heart. Companionship and socialization for 1 hour weekly will brighten up the day of our hospice patients. Thank you for sharing your compassion and special time.
  • Transportation

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