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Volunteers Needed to Visit Hospice Patients in ALFs/Nursing Homes

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ORGANIZATION: Kindred Hospice - Palm Coast

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The Kindred Hospice Palm Coast branch is seeking FULLY COVID VACCINATED volunteers to provide companionship to patients in assisted living facilities/nursing homes in Palm Coast and Ormond Beach.

Volunteer benefits:

  • Enjoy making a difference in the life of a terminally ill person.
  • Enjoy learning about the life history of an amazing patient.
  • Enjoy a volunteer appreciation luncheon.
  • Enjoy one-of-a-kind experiences with patients and staff.
  • Enjoy an annual education program.
  • Enjoy quarterly guest speaker programs.

Requirements:

  1. Must be fully Covid vaccinated.
  2. Be at least 18 years of age to volunteer directly with patients.
  3. Application, reference check, background check, fingerprinting, drug screening, and TB test (all at no cost!!)
  4. Hospice volunteer orientation and annual training.
  5. Must be able to transport self to and from patient home; may not be dropped off.

Volunteers provide friendly, non-medical visits to hospice patients; no hands-on or personal care permitted.

Types of direct care might include:

  • Companionship
  • Caregiver relief
  • Reading, playing cards, or playing games
  • Conducting life review
  • Performing/playing music
  • Arts/crafts with patient

Scheduling is flexible; generally 2 hours, 1 x per week. Visits can take place on weekends or during the week.

For more information, please respond to this ad or email the volunteer coordinator directly at sigrid.newbury@kindredhospicecare.com.

Thank you for your interest in being a Kindred Hospice Volunteer!

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About Kindred Hospice - Palm Coast

Location:

160 Cypress Point Pkwy, Suite D-104, Palm Coast, FL 32164, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Kindred At Home - Hospice Division is to honor life and offer compassion to individuals and their families when facing a life-limiting illness.

Description

Kindred Hospice provides care in patient homes, assisted living facilities, and nursing homes.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Crisis Support
Health & Medicine
Community, Crisis Support, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Palm Coast, FL 32164

(29.51003,-81.21883)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 2 hours, 1 x week. Must be reliable and able to keep to a set schedule every week. Volunteers are not on-call or provided as needed.
  • Must provide copy of Covid vaccination card. Background check, fingerprinting, drug screening, TB test, orientation.

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