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ORGANIZATION: Heartland Hospice

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Heartland Hospice is looking for Vigil Volunteers.

What does it mean to be a "Vigil Volunteer?" You will be providing a calm, quiet and supportive presence at a patient's bedside as they are in their final days or hours of their life. We want to make sure that our patients are not alone during those hours, and we provide that additional support for their caregivers.

Being a vigil volunteer is an as needed position and at times can be a last-minute need. The duration of these visits also could last for a couple of hours.

Most vigil volunteer choose also to be a friendly volunteer. A friendly volunteer is someone who visits a patient tp provide companionship and emotional support. They can sit with them, share stories, read the newspaper/books, play games, do crafts or simply hold their hand. This is not a requirement to become a vigil volunteer.

Vigil volunteers go through additional training. Experience and/or knowledge of Hospice is helpful.

If this sounds like something you would be interested in, please reach out for more information and our Volunteer Coordinator will reach out.

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About Heartland Hospice

Location:

580 Lincoln Park BLVD., Suite 320, Kettering, OH 45429, US

Mission Statement

Our place is by your side. Our place is by the side of those who need care. With strength and empathy, our family of extraordinary clinicians and caregivers offer individualized care, including physical, emotional and spiritual support, so that you and your loved ones can enjoy the best possible quality of life.

Description

Heartland Hospice is looking for compassionate people to join our volunteer family! There are many opportunities to serve in 9 counties surrounding the Dayton area with patients and office work.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Dayton, OH 45429

(39.68016,-84.15407)
 

SKILLS

  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Drug Test, Background check, fingerprints, TB Test (no cost to you)

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