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Hospice Volunteer for Bristol Hospice-Taunton, Fall River, Somerset, Westport,and New Bedford areas

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ORGANIZATION: Bristol Hospice

Bristol Hospice is expanding into the Taunton area and is in search of kind, compassionate individuals to join our volunteer team. We currently have patients in the community and in facilities who would benefit greatly from the many services that you can provide.

No experience necessary as we do a very in depth training program and ongoing support.

We encourage individuals that speak a second language to apply.

We also encourage Veterans to consider volunteering.

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About Bristol Hospice

Location:

275 Martine Street, Fall River, MA 02723, US

Mission Statement

Bristol Hospice Mission Statement Bristol Hospice’s mission is to provide dignity and quality of life through death and beyond with compassion, passion, and commitment. Focus of care is directed toward patient goals for the remainder of life and is adjusted and refocused as the condition of patient changes. Nurses, social workers, home health aides, volunteers, bereavement counselors, chaplains, hospice physicians and management of Bristol Hospice provide a dynamic, holistic interdisciplinary team to serve the patient, family, caregiver and significant other. The Bristol Hospice team will continuously strive to meet and exceed the unique and very individualized spiritual, emotional, and physical needs of the patient during the dying process; continuing through the bereavement period that follows the passing of a loved one.

Description

Hospice Volunteer Opportunities include: Companion Volunteers (simply spending time with the patient. Also helping families with errands, household chores, shopping, transportation, etc.); Vigil Volunteers (be a comforting presence during the last days of patients lives); Specialty Volunteers (Pet Therapy/Massage Therapy, REIKI practitioners, Musicians, etc.); Office Volunteers (practical healthcare experience/resume building! Filing, organizing, data entry, mailings and other office tasks) Call 774-379-7232 for more info

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

275 Martine StreetFall River, MA 02723

(41.68024,-71.12585)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We request that you commit to 1 hour per week. We will be very flexible.
  • All applicants are required to have a background check including CORI, Drug Screen, TB test and Covid vaccination.

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