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Hospice Companionship Volunteer (Direct Care Volunteer)

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ORGANIZATION: SouthernCare New Beacon - Birmingham

The Direct Care Volunteer must possess the ability to actively listen and communicate compassionately with patients, families, and caregivers at the end-of-life. He/she has the ability to work as a team with family members and hospice staff. He/she must have the ability to respect patient/family belief systems, emotional maturity and sensitivity. Must be dependable and have access to reliable transportation. He/ she must have an understanding of Hospice philosophy and goals, and be willing to participate in peer support/ continuing education meetings on a regular basis.

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About SouthernCare New Beacon - Birmingham

Location:

1280 Columbiana Rd, Ste 110, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216, US

Mission Statement

To honor life and offer compassion to individuals, and their families, when facing a life-limiting illness.

Description

SouthernCare New Beacon - Birmingham is committed to clinical excellence in hospice care. We see each individual as more than a patient. Our skilled professionals and volunteers design an all-encompassing program, customized to each patient that addresses not only the physical needs but also the emotional and spiritual needs of the patient and family. Our hospice teams provide compassionate care for individuals and their families when life matters most.

CAUSE AREAS

Faith-Based
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Faith-Based, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

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WHERE

1280 Columbiana Road #110Vestavia Hills, AL 35216

(33.44973,-86.81206)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Direct Care Volunteers can expect to volunteer at least once a week for 2 hours. The amount of time is dependent upon the volunteer's schedule, as well as the patient's.
  • a. Completed Volunteer Application b. 2 References c. Signed Code of Conduct Attestation Statement d. Signed Permission for Background Check e. Signed Permission for drug screening

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