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Veteran and Military Support Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Heritage OnCare Hospice

Position: Veteran Volunteer

Reports To: Volunteer Coordinator

Job Description Summary

The veteran volunteer respectfully celebrates patients who are veterans, recognizes their contributions to America, say "thank you" and address the unique challenges that may exist in end-of-life care for military families.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

  • Offer veterans and their families with support and companionship
  • Offer veterans and their families the opportunity for veteran pinning
  • Assist with applying for lost medals
  • Perform pinning ceremonies
  • Facilitate legacy projects
  • Participate in community outreach activities to increase awareness of veterans benefits regarding hospice and palliative care programs.

Position Qualifications

  • Active U.S. Military or veteran
  • Awareness of unique end-of-life needs of veterans and military families
  • Ability to interact with different types of patients in different settings
  • Self-motivated, dependable and responsible
  • Able to work independently and with others
  • Complete accurate, objective, timely documentation of volunteer activities
  • Participates in relevant education activities to provide competent support to patients and caregivers and to promote professional growth.
  • Must be 18 years of age

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair Accessible

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Crisis Support
Health & Medicine
Crisis Support, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

16934 Frances Street200Omaha, NE 68130

(41.24064,-96.18123)
 

SKILLS

  • Public Advocacy

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • FEW_HOURS_MONTH

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