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ORGANIZATION: Compassus Hospice

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Volunteering with Compassus is a rewarding way to enhance the lives of hospice patients and their families. You'll find companionship with fellow volunteers and joy in serving others.

A volunteer coordinator works directly with you to identify opportunities to match your goals and abilities. Some volunteers choose direct patient support while others work behind the scenes at the office or with the hospice team. All volunteers receive free training at a local office.

VOLUNTEER TRAINING

In the Volunteer orientation, you will learn about:

  • The goals and philosophy of hospice care
  • The physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of death and dying
  • Listening and communication skills
  • Patient and family rights
  • Professional Boundaries
  • Family relationships
  • Grief and Loss
  • Spiritual and cultural diversity
  • Patient confidentiality
TIME COMMITMENT

After completing training, volunteers determine the time they commit to service. Whether you give two hours a month or six hours a week, all efforts are appreciated and needed. Compassus will work around your schedule.

The qualities of an effective hospice volunteer

  • Good listener
  • Dependability
  • Flexibility
  • Empathy and openness
  • Willingness to serve, whether directly with families or behind the scenes

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About Compassus Hospice

Location:

311 S Berkley Rd, Kokomo, IN 46901, US

Mission Statement

OUR HIGHER PURPOSE Profoundly advancing the well-being and honoring the dignity of those we serve, helping make the world a better place--one family at a time. OUR VISION Compassus is leading the transformation of healthcare delivery: continuously and measurably improving the quality of person-centered, physician-driven, team-based care.

Description

Compassus hospice volunteers touch the lives of our patients every day! Whether it is providing companionship to a patient or reading to them, volunteers brighten the lives of the patients and families we serve. Whether you choose to work behind the scenes and complete clerical work or working one to one with patient and families, volunteers are valued members of our team. Volunteers receive free training at our local office or virtually via Zoom.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Seniors
Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations New Castle, IN 47362

(39.92896,-85.37024)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Nursing
  • Bereavement Support
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • 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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