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ORGANIZATION: Amedisys Hospice

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Amedisys has been voted one of the best places in healthcare to work. JOIN OUR GROWING VOLUNTEER TEAM AS WE HELP PATIENTS AND THEIR LOVED ONES FOCUS ON WHAT'S IMPORTANT AT END OF LIFE THROUGH OUR VETERANS, PET THERAPY, MUSIC THERAPY, PROJECT PLANNING ADMINISTRATIVE PROGRAMS AND MORE. GREAT OPPORTUNITY IF YOU ARE ADVANCING YOUR EDUCATION OR CAREER OR HAVE LIFE EXPERIENCE TO SHARE.

Amedisys Hospice's volunteering team is looking for open hearted individuals who have at least 4-8 hours per month to share with our patients and their families.

* WHAT DO YOU DO?
Do you have a special fur baby who could bring joy to people's lives? Let's talk about how to get certified for pet companionship visits with our PAWS FOR PURPOSE program.

Would you like to connect with patients and their families to discuss a life story?

How about celebrating a birthday with them or even checking to make sure they have all the supplies they need?

Is honoring veterans important to you - it is to us and need veteran volunteers to make this dream a reality.

Volunteers even provide critical services such as in-home respite for families and companionship visits to make sure that people feel connected and honored at this critical time of their lives.

* WHAT'S REQUIRED?
4-8 hours per month after application and training

* CAN I TRY OUT DIFFERENT OPPORTUNITIES?
Absolutely! We want this experience to be fulfilling for you - so we have a variety of projects to benefit our volunteers so they can help our patients.

Volunteers with hospice truly believe they get as much as they give.

Come check us out.

Thanks and we can't wait to meet you!

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About Amedisys Hospice

Location:

816 Greenbrier Circle, Suite 205, Chesapeake, VA 23320, US

Mission Statement

We honor those we serve with compassionate home health, hospice and personal care services that apply the highest quality clinical practices toward allowing our patients to maintain a sense of independence, quality of life and dignity. We're here to provide physical, emotional, and spiritual care and support during a life limiting illness, along with help for families and caregivers. Our Values: Service - Remember why we are here; Passion - Care and serve from the heart; Integrity - Do the right thing; ALWAYS; Respect - Communicate openly and honestly; Innovation - Influence and embrace change; Talent - Invest in personal and professional growth.

Description

Amedisys is a leading provider of healthcare in the home with a vision of becoming the premiere solution for patients across the country to age in place wherever they call home. Every life is precious and tells an incredible story, and we celebrate that each day by honoring our patients with genuine, personal attention. We work closely with doctors and other healthcare providers to coordinate services, and every patient has an individual plan of care that meets their specific needs. We offer Home Health Care; Hospice Care and Personal Care services.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
Health & Medicine, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Williamsburg, VA 23188

(37.3122,-76.7621)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Animal Therapy
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • A minimum of 4-8 hours per month, with flexible schedule, including weekends if desired by patients
  • An open heart. Our patients more than likely have less than 6 months of life - and we are determined to help them and their families live it to the fullest as best they can to accomplish as much of what matters most to them.

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