Virtual Telephone Support Companion Volunteer with Hospice of Central Ohio
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Interested in creating your own volunteer schedule? Looking for an at-home volunteer opportunity? Brighten someone's day with a phone call! As a Telephone Support Companion volunteer with Hospice of Central Ohio deliver compassionate, inclusive, and nonjudgmental support to people affected by the end-of-life process. Through this volunteer opportunity patients and caregivers will experience additional support through the volunteer's regular phone calls when a face-to-face visit is not possible nor desired.
To volunteer join the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) a volunteer program exclusive Ohio residents in Franklin County ages 55 years and older. We match volunteers ages 55+ with nonprofits in their community that either need or rely on volunteers to be able to provide their services. Funded through the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and part of AmeriCorps Seniors, VANTAGE Aging’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is one of the largest volunteer networks in the nation for people 55 years and over. We partner with nonprofit agencies to match these older adults to their volunteer opportunities. RSVP projects link the skills of the volunteers with the identified needs of the community. We think of ourselves as the 'center hub' for our volunteers looking for opportunities. We offer many wonderful incentives and perks to our team of RSVP volunteers, this program is free and so rewarding to be a part of.
About RSVP AmeriCorps Seniors
752 High St. #2, Worthington, OH 43085, US
Promoting a positive perspective on aging.
Every older adult has the opportunity to live a healthy life and age with independence, purpose and dignity.
RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) connects volunteers age 55 and older with opportunities to serve their community. VANTAGE RSVP is available in Delaware, Franklin, Summit, Medina, Geauga, Wayne and Hamilton Counties.
As the largest volunteer network for older adults in the nation, RSVP matches volunteers with organizations where their time, interest, talents, knowledge, and experience are most effectively utilized to meet important needs in our community.
This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.
December 8, 2021
- People Skills
- Relationship Building
- Verbal / Written Communication
- People 55+
- Background Check
- Must be at least 55
- Orientation or Training
- Call frequency and length will vary based on patient/caregiver needs. Telephone Support Companion volunteer will negotiate and arrange the call schedule with the caregiver.
- While this is an at-home volunteer opportunity, all volunteers must be Ohio residents who live in Franklin County. Volunteers must complete an in-person, multi-class New Volunteer Training Series and a one-on-one telephone support training/coaching.