Suncoast Hospice Patient/Family Support Volunteer

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Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health

If you enjoy interacting with people and supporting them along their healthcare journey - this is the volunteer opportunity for you.

Patient and Family Support - Provide support to patients and their families though companionship, errand running, respite, transportation and other special activities. Volunteers can choose to visit patients in their home, assisted living or nursing home facility or in-patient care centers.

Volunteer a few hours a week or a couple hours a month, flexible scheduling is available. No experience or medial background necessary; training and background screening provided at no cost. Training offered at different locations and dates.


Volunteer Orientation is a four-hour training session for individuals interested in learning more about Empath Health’s volunteer opportunities.

Patient/Family Support Training consists of 12 hours of training for individuals interested in providing caring support to Suncoast Hospice patients and families. Empath Health Volunteer Orientation is a prerequisite.

To register for class and verify locations: Please call Volunteer Registration at 727-523-3440. Registration ends three business days before the start of training.

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About Empath Health

Location:

5771 Roosevelt Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33760, US

Mission Statement

Through every step of every journey, we offer compassion through extraordinary care, hope through innovative services, and inspiration through endless encouragement.

Description

Founded in 1977 by volunteers, Suncoast Hospice was born out of the vision of an exceptional group of people who realized the value of hospice care and wanted it for their families and neighbors. Today, their vision and mission remain the cornerstones of our work and organizational soul.

Suncoast Hospice is a not-for-profit organization committed to serving those living with chronic and terminal illnesses, nearing the end of life, or experiencing grief. Suncoast Hospice cares for patients and helps to guide their families as they provide care and make decisions. Suncoast Hospice is community based, offering comprehensive hospice and palliative care, caregiver education, individual and group counseling, spiritual support and many other programs to those it serves regardless of race, age, faith, diagnosis or financial circumstances. Our goal is to help each person in our community maintain the best quality of life and live each day with meaning and purpose. Toward that goal, we continue to add new programs and services to meet the changing needs of our community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Various locations throughout Pinellas CountyClearwater, FL 33760

(27.90518,-82.71583)
 

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Patient Care
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies according to assignment; flexible.

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