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ORGANIZATION: Capital Caring Health- Loudoun County & Western Fairfax County

  • 33 people are interested
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Hospice patients and their families are in need of a friendly volunteer to visit them wherever they call home. Volunteers spend time with patients to offer companionship and support. This could include reading a short story, bringing a cupcake on their birthday, playing cards, taking a patient outside to enjoy the nice weather and overall becoming a cherished companion. Volunteers typically visit once a week. The volunteer helps not only the patient but also their family.

Joining the Capital Caring Health volunteer team will bring you in contact with other amazing volunteers. You will be joining team which will support you and appreciate your work. We are a fun group for sure!

We provide orientation, training and ongoing support. Covid vaccination is required along with current flu vaccination. We provide TB testing and related paperwork for processing to include background check. MUST be 18 years or older.

Must be a good listener, compassionate person who is ready to support patients and families through the journey of advanced illness care.

Volunteers are needed any day of the week and are able to make their schedule directly with the patient/family or fill shifts at our Adler Center for Caring in Aldie. Typically, 2 hours per week, 8 hours per month, 6 -12 months commitment is required.

Our clinical team will embrace you. We know how important volunteers are to our patients. Come join our amazing team, we do wonderful work and need you.

MUST BE COVID VACCINATED
MUST BE ABLE TO PROVIDE MINIMUM 6-10 HOURS PER MONTH
MUST BE ABLE TO COMMIT TO 1 YEAR SERVICE
TB test required, Flu Shot required, background check provided by Capital Caring Health,
Hospice Training and orientation provided
MATURE AND COMMITTED INDIVIDUALS NEEDED

Mission Statement: Provide Patients and Their Families with Advanced Illness Care of the Highest Quality

If you are interested in making Capital Caring Health your volunteer agency of choice, we welcome you. Contact jdixon@capitalcaring.org

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About Capital Caring Health- Loudoun County & Western Fairfax County

Location:

24419 Millstream Drive, Aldie, VA 20105, US

Mission Statement

Provide Patients and their Families with Advanced Illness Care of the Highest Quality.

Description

Capital Caring Health provides hospice, palliative and advanced illness care of the highest quality to patients of all ages, regardless of their ability to pay. We serve pediatrics to geriatrics. We have two in patient centers and serve most patients in the comfort of their home. Volunteers are key to the service we provide. We train our volunteers and support them along the way. They are part of our team.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

24419 Millstream DriveAldie, VA 20105

(38.93792,-77.55273)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Animal Therapy
  • Reading / Writing
  • Relationship Building
  • Singing
  • String Instrument

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours per week. We ask for a 1 year commitment.
  • Covid vaccination, current flu shot, background check, TB testing, orientation and training.

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