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Patient and Caregiver Volunteer- (In Home and Facility)

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ORGANIZATION: McLaren Hospice

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.

We are looking for dedicated individuals who would like to make a difference in the lives of Hospice patients that are being faced with advanced illness. Training is provided and no medical experience is necessary.

Services may include:

  • Friendly visits with patient and/or family
  • Listening to patient and keeping company for those who may not otherwise have it
  • Reading, playing games, playing cards, drawing
  • Respite support for caregiver by sitting with patient so that familes may take a break
  • Meal preparation/light housekeeping
  • Assisting with running errands, letter writing

Serving patients in Saulte St Marie surrounding areas from the Eastern Upper Peninsula including the islands, to below the bridge in cheboygan, Indian River, Brutus, and more.

Perspective volunteers will need to complete an interview and onboarding process.

Please contact Sarah Battice for more information or to answer any questions at Sarah.Battice@Mclaren.org or 231-622-2855.

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About McLaren Hospice

Location:

761 Lafayette Ave, Cheboygan, MI 49721, US

Mission Statement

McLaren Hospice provides health care with an emphasis on quality of life at the end of life. Whether during a short-term hospital stay or wherever you call home, McLaren Hospice provides comfort, support and dignity to those with a life-limiting illness.

Description

McLaren Hospice is specialized care and knowledge for those nearing the end of their health care journey. Our focus is on the individual patient, while supporting caregivers, family and friends. McLaren Hospice offers hope, comforting treatment, and help in guiding health care decisions that are very important to our patients and their loved ones. Volunteers play an integral part in providing individualized care that helps meet each patient and family's goals and needs.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Saint Ignace, MI 49781

(45.87557,-84.73229)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Reading / Writing
  • Baking
  • Bereavement Support
  • Relationship Building
  • Spiritual Healing

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Self Paced, scheduled based on your availability
  • vaccine recommendations and fingerprinting completed in onboarding process

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