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Bristol Hospice needs Portuguese and Spanish speaking Volunteers! Join our team!

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ORGANIZATION: Bristol Hospice

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Bristol Hospice provides support, comfort and companionship to individuals both in the community and in facilities in the Bristol County area. We are growing quickly and need to expand our team. We are seeking multilingual individuals to work with our diverse population. At this time we are strongly in need of Portuguese and Spanish speaking individuals.

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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

Community
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
Community, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Fall River, MA 02723

(41.68987,-71.12703)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • we request 1-2 hours per week of your valuable time. We are very flexible and will work with your schedule
  • All volunteer applicants will complete a CORI check, background check, drug screen and TB test. All volunteers must show proof of covid vaccination.

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