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ORGANIZATION: Kindred Hospice

Kindred Hospice

Are you interested in making in-person visits? Do you want to help those in your community who have life-limiting illnesses?

Volunteer opportunities are available at Kindred Hospice to provide friendly visits to patients at local healthcare facilities in Leominster and surrounding areas.

Volunteers are needed who can:
- Play music
- Read to patients
- Help patients video chat/connect with loved ones who are unable to visit them due to travel, health, etc.
- Are veterans interested in supporting veterans on hospice
- Are willing to listen and talk, play cards, or watch a favorite TV show

*Volunteers do not perform any clinical activities with a patient such as feeding, toileting, bathing or transferring.
*Volunteers schedule their own visits - day/time.
*Volunteers receive training that fits into any busy schedule.

For more information please contact the Manager of Volunteer Services at 617-332-0813 or at Elisabeth.Lister@kindredhospicecare.com

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About Kindred Hospice

Location:

130 Rumford Avenue, Suite 211, Auburndale, MA 02466, US

Mission Statement

To provide hope, alleviate pain and suffering providing an environment of support, recognizing and respecting the uniqueness of our patients and family in their journey.

Description

Hospice is a medical specialty dedicated to the support and care of persons with limited life expectancies so that they may live as fully and comfortably as possible. The hospice philosophy focuses on maintaining the quality of the patient’s life. With its dedicated team of interdisciplinary health care professionals and volunteers, Kindred Hospice provides caring support for the patient and their family.

Volunteers are an integral part of the hospice philosophy. Hospice volunteers are there to hold a hand and listen, read or write a letter, run errands or even help out in our office. Volunteers are there to step in when a family member needs a break, and are there for the family and friends after their loved one has passed away. No matter what your skills, talents or motivation, we have the opportunity for you to help.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Arts & Culture, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Leominster and surrounding areasLeominster, MA 01453

(42.52334,-71.73853)
 

SKILLS

  • Reading / Writing
  • Hospice Care
  • Music Therapy
  • Singing
  • String Instrument
  • Storytelling

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours every 2 weeks (weekly visits or visits every other week). Weekdays or weekends acceptable. Prefer mornings and early to late afternoon.
  • Covid-19 vax with booster

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