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ORGANIZATION: Heartland Hospice

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Do you have a heart for people? Do you especially enjoy the elderly? Are you looking for ways to reconnect in the community?

If so, we have opportunities in various locations/areas for you to provide companionship for our patients. Just an hour or two per week makes such a big difference in someone's life.

Volunteer Positions: We are currently look for the following volunteers: Friendly Visitors and Admin Support

Companion/Friendly Visitor Volunteer Duties
- Offers on-site companionship, respite care, letter writing, homemaking chores and errands
- Donates his/her time to the supportive needs of patients and families who need the assistance, according to the plan of care
- Serves as a member of the interdisciplinary team by providing input into the Plan of Care and team meetings as appropriate
- Provides needed services to patient/caregivers such as shopping, meal preparation, respite for caregiver and other services agreed upon by Volunteer, Volunteer Coordinator and patient/caregiver


Administrative/Special Project Volunteer Duties
* Offers services in the office setting by providing assistance in filing, collating, computer work and production of
agency mailings
* Performs special projects such as arts and crafts
* Provides creative services as agreed upon by the Volunteer and Volunteer Coordinator

Service Areas: Alleghany, Rock Bridge, Nelson, Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, Botetourt, Craig, Campbell, Montgomery, Pulaski, Floyd, Franklin, Henry, Pittsylvania

Contact Information: Contact our Volunteer Coordinator for more information at 540-676-5644 or email bianca.dickerson@promedica.org.

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About Heartland Hospice

Location:

2840 Electric Rd SW #106A,, Cave Spring, VA 24018, US

Mission Statement

We believe wholeheartedly in the power of the individual, the importance of relationships and the value of respect and dignity to everyone at every stage of life. Our goal is to create a positive difference every day, to make a personal connection and to create memorable moments that will enrich your life.

Description

Hospice care is a specialized care that focuses on supporting you and your loved ones during an advanced illness. The emphasis is on comfort and quality of life, rather than finding a cure. Hospice care enables you to live each day to the fullest as comfortably and dignified as possible.

Heartland provides care for the body, mind and spirit. We encourage our patients to share their thoughts, hopes and concerns, so we can better meet their unique needs. Hospice benefit's covered services may include:

  • Comforting care, provided by an interdisciplinary team
  • Pain and symptom management
  • Psychosocial and spiritual support
  • Medications
  • Equipment and supplies
  • Patient and family education
  • Comforting treatments
  • Therapies
  • Bereavement services

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Roanoke, VA 24018

(37.19677,-80.03114)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Administrative Support
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • We are seeking an individual that is interested in volunteered at least 2 hours a week
  • TB SCREENING (PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE)

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