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Direct Care Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: SouthernCare New Beacon

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The Direct Care Volunteer serves as additional support to patients and families dealing with a terminal illness and end-of-life issues. Support is provided in a variety of ways, including the provision of companionship and socialization to patients, or offering respite to stressed caregivers. Direct Care volunteers may also make tuck in calls to patients and families.

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About SouthernCare New Beacon

Location:

122 Seventh Ave NE Unit D, Alabaster, AL 35007, US

Mission Statement

If you are searching for a way to make a difference in the lives of others, you belong here. Hospice volunteers are a valuable part of our care team. Based on your interests and preferences, receive specific volunteer training to help improve the quality of life for others.

Description

From providing companionship at a patient’s bedside, to running errands, and from assisting with administrative duties to creating gifts for patients and their families, one of our volunteer coordinators will help you discover the best fit for you.

  • Hold a hand, share a story
  • Send a card
  • Listen, read, or sing
  • Make gifts for patients
  • Run errands or perform light housekeeping
  • Share flowers, bake, or garden
  • Administrative office support
  • Make phone calls
  • Attend community events

Our agencies offer veteran-to-veteran opportunities and participate in the national We Honor Veterans programs.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Alabaster, AL 35007

(33.22882,-86.7919)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospitality
  • Housekeeping
  • Crocheting
  • Sewing
  • Storytelling

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers are required to be CPR certified. They will also have to complete a background check and drug screening. This will be a process that the volunteer coordinator can help guide you through.

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