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Vet to Vet Hospice Volunteer: Fort Worth

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ORGANIZATION: Good Shepherd Hospice Fort Worth

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Are you a veteran and want to help support other vets at the end of life?

Veterans at the end of life deserve the best kind of support from someone who understands! Become a Vet to Vet volunteer with GOOD SHEPHERD HOSPICE! Vet to Vet volunteers spend time with hospice and palliative care patients in the patient's home. Some activities may include:

  • Reading, playing music, or watching TV with the patient
  • Providing temporary respite care for a veteran's family
  • Listening, telling stories or being a comforting presence
  • Light household tasks or errand running
  • Pet care
  • Assisting patients or their caregivers with things like snack preparation

If this opportunity interests you, please go to our website at www.goodshepherdhospice.com or contact our Volunteer Coordinator today at 469/ 278-5797 or email heather.lovvorn@goodshepherdhospice.com

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About Good Shepherd Hospice Fort Worth

Location:

1212 E Lancaster, Fort Worth, TX 76102, US

Mission Statement

Serving people with compassion and dignity.

Description

Compassionate about care. passionate about life.


At Good Shepherd Hospice, we believe that healthcare is more than just a diagnosis and a treatment. It's a daily exercise in making this moment...this today...the very best it can be. And we're here to our patients achieve that goal - physically, mentally...and for whatever that means to them individually.

We believe that in the passing of a person's life, there are also extraordinary opportunities for compassion, reconciliation, spiritual healing, and renewal.

Our volunteers play avital role in our hospice program. From working in the office, to creating special projects at home, to visiting to provide companionship and ease loneliness, Good Shepherd Hospice Volunteers make special moments happen again and again for the patients and families we serve.

Our History - 25 Years of Comforting and Serving

Good Shepherd Hospice opened it's first office in Oklahoma City in 1995. We now have a regional presence serving Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas and Missouri. Along the way, we've touched the lives of more than 20,000 patients, and shepherded 50,000 + family members through their time of need. Every member of our team receives comprehensive, ongoing training. We are Medicare Certified and State Licensed.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
Health & Medicine, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Fort Worth, TX 76102

(32.75795,-97.32465)
 

SKILLS

  • Patient Care
  • Hospice Care

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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