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Vigil Volunteer for Southerncare Hospice

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ORGANIZATION: Southern Care hospice

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The Southern Care Hospice, Vigil Volunteer offers companionship and presence to patients during the time immediately prior to death. Support can be provided to patients who have no family to be with them or to provide support and guidance to families and caregivers, helping to relieve the unknown; this may also include staff if the patient resides in a facility. support is provided in a variety of ways, including being a calm presence, talking and listening to the family/caregivers, or sharing silence.
Volunteer must be at least 18 years of age
Have completed the volunteer screening, paperwork, education/orientation, to include an additional 4 hours of training specific to Vigil Volunteers training.
Background Check, Drug Screen, TB test required and all fees covered by Southern Care at Orientation.
All applicants are required to be COVID vaccinated to volunteer

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About Southern Care hospice

Location:

6545 W Central Ave, Suite 103, Toledo, OH 43617, US

Mission Statement

To provide compassionate care and extraordinary service to the patients and the families we serve.

Description

Southern Care Hospice takes hospice care to wherever the patient calls home. Our volunteers can choose from many areas of interest as a partner to our patients. Some volunteers are simply companions, offering friendly visits others are crafty. With additional provided training some are simply present at bedside with a patient that is actively departing this world but may not have a family of his/her own. Others choose to work behind the scene by assisting in the office with many tasks from answering the phone, filing, putting supplies together for the nurses etc. Military Veteran volunteers are always sought out to be paired with veterans that are on the end-of-life journey and to assist in the many veteran specific community activities that Southern Care Hospice supplies.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Veterans & Military Families
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

6545 Central AvenueSte 103Toledo, OH 43615

(41.6545,-83.6757)
 

SKILLS

  • Bereavement Support
  • Patient Care
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Veteran Care
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies and we can work with your schedule
  • Evenings are optional but appreciated if you're available.

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