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ORGANIZATION: GRACE HOUSE AKRON INC

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Provide emotional and spiritual support and hospitality to guests, family and visitors. Read aloud and participate in supportive activities with guests and families.

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About GRACE HOUSE AKRON INC

Location:

846 CHINOOK AVE, AKRON, OH 44305, US

Mission Statement

Grace House Akron, Inc. is a unique nonprofit organization that provides a loving home for indigent, homeless and abandoned individuals at the end of life. The home provides safe shelter, care with dignity and compassion, and a nurturing environment for individuals with a terminal illnesses. We work with local hospice programs to provide medical management of the terminal illness. All services are provided without charge to allow access to end-of-life care for all individuals.

Description

  • Grace House Akron, Inc is a nonprofit organization that serves the terminally ill that are enrolled in a hospice program and cannot afford a caregiver or do not have access to a caregiver.
  • Local Hospice programs provide medical management of illness while Grace House serves as the surrogate family and provides shelter and access to basic needs such as food, water, personal care and medication.
  • No other nonprofit similar to Grace House exists in the Greater Akron Area.
  • All services are provided without charge to allow access to end-of-life care to all.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Homeless & Housing
Health & Medicine, Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

475 North Howard StreetAkron, OH 44310

(41.09818,-81.51502)
 

SKILLS

  • Bereavement Support
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Hospice Care
  • Spiritual Healing

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of one shift per month for one year.
  • Volunteers must complete a TB test, drug screening, and have the required flu and Covid 19 vaccinations. Volunteers are expected to present a neat and professional appearance, and to maintain high standards of personal cleanliness at all times.

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