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Bristol Hospital: Spiritual Care Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Bristol Health

  • 11 people are interested
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Illness changes us. Having help on the journey can be a powerful tool.

Spiritual Care Companions
are volunteers who, under the direction of the Hospital or Hospice Chaplain, provide compassion, active listening and kindness to our patients, families, friends and staff allowing them time to process matters of the heart, mind, soul and spirit. Spiritual Care companions look to bring hope, purpose, meaning and connectedness to the bedside of the people we serve each and everyday.

As a Spiritual Care Companion you must be open to the many cultural, spiritual, faith and non-faith based and/or religious values we all hold. Your role on the spiritual care team team is to walk "alongside" someone in need of encouragement, a good listening ear, prayer, and/or reassurance. Your tools could be reading from sacred texts, life experiences, an interest in various spiritualities and practices, CPE training and more.

Whether you wish to serve in the hospital or on our hospice team we are looking for volunteers who will join us in making a difference! Come help us support our patients and families right where they are at.

To learn more about becoming a Spiritual Care volunteer call 860-585-3431 or email Chaplain Karen Hale at khale@bristolhospital.org

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About Bristol Health

Location:

41 Brewster Rd, BRISTOL, CT 06010, US

Mission Statement

---Our Mission, Vision & Values--- Mission: Caring today for your tomorrow Vision: Advancing the health of our community by providing integrated, innovative and individualized care. Values: Care, Accountability, Respect, Empathy Everything we do at Bristol Health is guided by our mission, vision and values. From our internal policies and procedures to clinical care, patient experience to community trust, from how we communicate with the public to our partnerships with other organizations. Just as we abide by our mission, vision and values, we invite our partners, vendors, suppliers and supporters to also abide by these simple yet achievable goals.

Description

Sharing your compassion, talents and expertise is what makes becoming a volunteer at Bristol Health is a rewarding experience. Our volunteers are an integral part of operations and help to create a comforting environment for our patients and families. Wherever volunteers or Interns serve, their extraordinarily generous donation of time and service is vital to Bristol Health’s success, and helps make the hospital a very special place.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Faith-Based
Health & Medicine
Community, Faith-Based, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Bristol Hospital41 Brewster RdBRISTOL, CT 06010

(41.67641,-72.93562)
 

SKILLS

  • Bereavement Support
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • People Skills
  • Faith-based Leadership
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 20
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours per week; let's talk about it

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