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Student Volunteers for Hospice - Dayton

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ORGANIZATION: BELLA CARE HOSPICE

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BELLA CARE HOSPICE

High school and college students: do you have a desire to connect and develop friendships with the elderly? Want real life experience in the healthcare or social services field? Want to help others at a time of need? Would you enjoy meeting new people, reading books aloud, playing music on your phone, and sharing about life with the elderly? Then you should consider serving as a hospice volunteer!

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, the elderly community living in nursing homes and assisted living facilities have often had very few visitors or family members to connect with over the past two years. Bella Care Hospice is looking for student volunteers to serve the elderly and offer companionship. Our patients love having a young person visit and encourage them!

The requirements are simple, if you are 16 or older and have at least 2-4 hours each month to serve then you would be eligible. We ask that all interested volunteers go through a brief interview and fill out application before going through an orientation. Bella Care Hospice will pay for a background check and 2-step TB test for each volunteer.

We have several opportunities throughout the Dayton area that we can assign you to serve so that it will be convenient. You do not need specific experience or skills to offer companionship: we will provide training.

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About BELLA CARE HOSPICE

Location:

Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus, Cleveland, Ashtabula, Central Office: 110 Polaris Parkway Suite 302, Westerville, OH 43082, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Bella Care Hospice is to affirm and celebrate the significance of human life and recognize dying as a natural process. We carry out this mission by providing superior health, social, emotional and spiritual services to enhance the quality of life with peace and dignity for patients and support for families.

Description

Bella Care Hospice is a preeminent hospice company dedicated to providing the highest quality services to our patients. By establishing and maintaining high performance standards Bella Care has earned a reputation in and around the state of Ohio, creating a hallmark for quality in the hospice industry. We have 5 offices across the state: Columbus, Cincinnati, Dayton, Cleveland, and Ashtabula.

Volunteers are valued members of the Bella Care Hospice team. You can make a difference in the lives of our patients and their families while adding meaning to your own life. Help with administration in one of our 5 offices or visit patients in skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, and patient homes across 25 counties in Ohio. Volunteers can do a variety of activities with patients such as reading, listening, hand holding, praying, painting their fingernails, doing crafts, singing, brushing their hair, pet therapy, massage therapy and more!

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locationsDayton, OH 45419

(39.71694,-84.16989)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • We ask for 6 months to a year commitment. Only a couple hours a month is required, although more would always be great!
  • Companion volunteers are required to get a TB test, paid by Bella Care.

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