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Hospice Volunteer - Kindred Hospice

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ORGANIZATION: Kindred Hospice

At Kindred Hospice, volunteers are indispensable to the patients and families we serve, and are key members of our hospice care team.

WHAT VOLUNTEERS CAN DO
--Visit patients in a facility or in their homes.
--Take their certified therapy dogs to visit patients.
--Assist with administrative tasks in the office or from your home.
--Bake birthday cakes for patients.
--Create & send personalized cards to patients.
--Knit, crochet or sew lap blankets, shawls and other comfort items for patients.
--Sew memory bears or pillows for bereaved families.
--Be present with a patient.
--Provide grief and bereavement support by sending cards, making calls, or helping in the office.

ORIENTATION
Kindred hospice volunteers are trained in the goals and philosophy of hospice care, as well as the care and comfort of the hospice patient.

Orientation sessions are held at the Kindred Hospice office (540 Officenter Place).

Through their caring, compassion, and time given to hospice patients, our volunteers continue to make an invaluable contribution to community, personal emotional and spiritual growth, and greater appreciation for life.

Training provided. Background check, fingerprinting, drug & TB screening required (at Kindred's expense). Volunteers visiting patients must be at least 18 years old.

Join our volunteer team!

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About Kindred Hospice

Location:

540 Officenter Place, Gahanna, OH 43230, US

Mission Statement

To provide compassionate care to those we serve during the end of life's journey through our commitment to clincial excellence and uncompromising service.

Description

Kindred Hospice is a team of professionals who provide care to patients and families with end of life needs. As key members of the care team, volunteers expand and enhance hospice services for our patients. Volunteers bring special skills and talents to share with patients, and offer comfort through companionship visits, administrative assistance and special projects for patients and their families.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Columbus, OH 43230

(40.03888,-82.87483)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Preferably 1-3 hours a week
  • Drug screen, TB test, COVID-19 vaccination

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