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ORGANIZATION: Heartland Hospice Atlanta

  • 4 people are interested

The Atlanta office of Heartland Hospice is currently seeking volunteers to support our patients and their families through friendly visits.

The hospice friendly visitor volunteer provides companionship for terminally ill patients, respite support for caregivers, and/or assists with errands or other duties to provide relief to the families we serve.

This volunteer role offers flexible hours on both weekdays and weekends based on the needs of our patients and their support systems. We will be happy to work with your schedule.

Our office serves the following counties and we welcome compassionate volunteers in the following areas: Fulton County, DeKalb County, Gwinnett County, Fayette County, Clayton County, Henry County, Rockdale County, Newton County, and Walton County.

All interested Students, Veterans, Retirees, Senior Centers, Church Groups, and other groups are welcome to volunteer with our agency!

If interested, please apply to this volunteer opportunity today! For additional information or questions, feel free to contact the office at 770-474-4565 and request to speak with the volunteer coordinator.

Interested in office volunteering or vigil visits? Please check our other opportunities to find out more about those roles!

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About Heartland Hospice Atlanta

Location:

2951 Flowers Road S, Suite 211, Atlanta, GA 30341, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Heartland Hospice is to provide quality hospice care to patients with a limited life expectancy, as well as support to their caregivers. Heartland Hospice also shares the mission of its parent company Gentiva which is to provide exceptional care with empathy for our patients and their families so they may live with comfort, dignity, and respect.

Description

Heartland Hospice of the Gentiva company is a dedicated hospice, palliative, and personal care company driving improved access, equity, and quality of care for patients. The company’s employees and caregivers are dedicated to offering clarity, comfort, and companionship while delivering high-quality care to all patients. The quality of life for those that Heartland Hospice serves is enhanced through palliative and specialized supportive cared designed to meet the physical, psychosocial, social and spiritual needs of the patients and caregivers.


Volunteers are the heart of the hospice team and Heartland Hospice depends on volunteers to help us provide the extra love and care that our patients and their families need at this time in their lives. Hospice volunteers are oriented to the hospice program as well as the hospice philosophy and goals of caring to ensure that they have the skills needed to assist patients and their families. Volunteers offer support, companionship, and practical compassionate help whether it is running errands, staying with the patient so family members can take a break, reading to a patient, or holding someone’s hand. Heartland Hospice values and appreciates the caring volunteers who support our patients and families. Volunteer today!

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Atlanta, GA 30341

(33.8992,-84.30161)
 

SKILLS

  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour per visit minimum with flexible schedules available for weekday or weekend visits.

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