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Volunteer with Hospice Patients at the End of Life

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ORGANIZATION: Gateway Hospice

  • 2 people are interested

Volunteer with us! We are looking for compassionate volunteers who can support our sweet patients and families. Have an hour a week or every other week to read, write letters, talk with, provide companionship, go on walks, or provide a calming and uplifting presence for our patients? Connect with us to learn more!

What's required? TB test (covered through hospice), COVID vaccine card, background check (covered by hospice), up to date auto insurance and driver's license, and attending orientation and training (roughly 12 hours). We are very flexible with your schedule and will work around a time that's best for you! We serve from Boulder to Parker and will try to find a match that's close to you.

Why volunteer at Gateway Hospice? Our mission states that we are "committed to excellence in serving our community." How do we accomplish this? By providing our patients and their families with highly trained team members which include our nurses, CNA's, chaplains, social workers, volunteers, and office staff. We don't only focus on the physical needs but also prioritize our patients' spiritual and emotional needs.

If you have other skills that you think would be a good fit for our patients, let's talk!

Below is the link to our online application.

https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?AP=1248036532

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About Gateway Hospice

Location:

2696 S Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80222, US

Mission Statement

The Gateway Hospice team is trained to manage all symptoms especially related to end-stage illnesses, including pain, wound, and respiratory management while attending to the patient’s nutritional and safety concerns. With an interdisciplinary team approach. Gateway Hospice’s team cares for the patient as if they were part of our family with total respect for all physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs.

Description

A team of skilled healthcare professionals, including your personal physician, are available to help with decisions about treatment or changes in the direction of care. Expertise in pain and symptom management with nursing staff, home health aides, social workers, spiritual advisors, and therapists available.

CAUSE AREAS

Seniors
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Littleton, CO 80126

(39.55114,-104.95057)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-6 months or longer if desired
  • Driver's License Needed Background Check Must be at least 18 Orientation or Training Background and TB test (covered by hospice), orientation, training, COVID vaccination card

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