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Hospice volunteers needed in Vallejo, CA

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ORGANIZATION: Continuum Care Hospice

Continuum Hospice

Continuum Hospice seeks volunteers in Vallejo, California and its surrounding areas.

(Must be a resident of Solano County)

Hospice volunteering will give you an opportunity to truly make a difference in another's life. Your smile, your listening, your attention, and your compassionate presence will bring the important gift of connection and affirmation to someone in their last phase of life.

You will receive an orientation to hospice concepts as well as training for your patient visits or administrative help, and you will be well-supported and greatly appreciated by Patients, their families, and the entire hospice team.

Please contact us for more information. We look forward to talking with you!

What are some of the things Volunteers can do for Patients?

  • Have a friendly visit
  • Read a book or a passage out loud
  • Play cards or a game
  • Walk their dog
  • Play recorded music from a device
  • Play a musical instrument
  • Share or view photos
  • Knit or scrapbook
  • Help with equine horse therapy sessions
  • Take a walk with them
  • Sit outdoors with them on a patio
  • Run errands
  • Light housekeeping
  • Accompany them to community activities
  • Outdoor chores
  • Help them write legacy letters, emails, and cards
  • Have a beautiful conversation
  • Sit with them in compassionate and therapeutic silence
  • Volunteer your licensed services: haircut, manicure, massage, reiki, alternative therapies, etc.
  • Go on hikes with a patient's family members -- coordinated by our bereavement team
  • Bring along your licensed pet therapy animal
  • Provide respite care for the family or a caregiver who may need an hour or two break
  • Sit vigil with a patient
  • Give the gift of your heart and your time

I'm looking forward to chatting with you soon!

Warmly,

Maria Castillo
Volunteer Coordinator

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About Continuum Care Hospice

Location:

5401 Old Redwood Highway, Suite 110, Petaluma, CA 94954, US

Mission Statement

Continuum Care Hospice’s mission is to provide the terminally ill patient and their loved ones with the support and care they require to live their lives comfortably. Our goal is to provide physical, emotional, and spiritual comfort. We believe that Hospice care should be available to any and all persons with an illness for which there is no cure or for persons who elect not to attempt a cure, resulting in a limited life expectancy.

Description

Seeking Volunteers in Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. Do you have a need for a little something more in your life...something that can provide a strong sense of connection and fulfillment? Are you looking for a way to share your knowledge, talent and heart that will have a meaningful impact on the lives of others?

Volunteering with Continuum Care Hospice offers you the opportunity to belong to a volunteer fellowship, benefit your well-being and do satisfying work to provide compassionate care to others. You will be a vital and valued member of our team.

The main role of a volunteer at Continuum Care Hospice is patient and family support. Volunteers also provide crucial assistance with administrative support, community outreach, fundraising and special projects.

Choose your best fit from a wide variety of volunteer opportunities and receive specialized free training that will give you confidence in your ability to help while being able to design your own schedule as part of an invaluable team.

Our volunteers tell us that volunteering with Continuum Care Hospice is life-changing and one of the most rewarding experiences of their lives.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Community, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Vallejo, CA 94590

(38.10524,-122.24837)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Reading / Writing
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Flexible; typically 1-3 hours per week
  • Must provide own transportation

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