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Facility Companionship

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ORGANIZATION: Amedisys Hospice of Knoxville

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We are looking for volunteers to make companionship visits with our patients in skilled and assisted living facilities. This time can be spent offering companionship thru conversation, sitting with a patient and playing music, reading, or doing activities such a bingo, exercise, painting nails etc. We would like for these visits to be made weekly but have no minimum or maximum time required.

Requirements to Volunteer

  • Application
  • Background Check
  • Must be 16 year or older (Younger than 18 must have parental consent)
  • TB skin test
  • Initial Volunteer training and Annual Volunteer Education
  • COVID 19 Vaccine or Exemption

More opportunities with Amedisys Hospice of Knoxville

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Amedisys Hospice of Knoxville

Location:

1420 Dutch Valley Drive, Knoxville, TN 37918, US

Mission Statement

We are here to honor those we serve with compassionate home health, hospice, and personal care services that apply the highest quality clinical practice toward allowing our patients to maintain a sense of independence, quality of life and dignity.

Description

Hospice volunteers provide comfort, compassion and care for people as they near the end of life. There are many ways they can do this such a direct and indirect interactions, bereavement, and administrative task. Every hospice care volunteer brings unique talents and perspectives to the program. Hospice volunteers are an essential part of helping people find hope and meaning in their last months of life.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Knoxville, TN 37918

(36.05391,-83.9003)
 

SKILLS

  • Reading / Writing
  • Hospice Care
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • No minimum or Maximum time requirements.

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