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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: AccentCare

Find a purpose, develop new skills, share your time... You can make a difference!

AccentCare Hospice is looking for Volunteers to visit patients throughout Middle TN in Davidson, Williamson, Cheatham, Dickson, and Hickman Counties.

Weekdays and weekends, we will work with your schedule.

As a Hospice Patient Companionship Volunteer, you will collaborate with our full-service medical and psycho-social care team to help patients and their family members. You will have the opportunity to offer companionship to patients in their home, assisted living, or skilled nursing facility while adhering to current health and safety guidelines. Volunteer time is flexible to work with your schedule.

Volunteer activities with patients include: Listening to a patient's stories, reading aloud, watching TV, providing caregiver relief in the home, listening to music, doing crafts, but most of all, supporting someone dealing with a terminal illness.

Volunteers DO NOT provide any hands-on care such as changing a patient, feeding a patient, bathing, giving medications, etc.)

No previous hospice experience is needed, AccentCare Hospice will provide training and support throughout your time as a volunteer. Our volunteers are part of our team that provides excellent care to those at the end of life. Your gift of compassionate presence is valued!

If you are looking for a deeply rewarding volunteer opportunity, then this is for you!

Requirements:

  • Criminal background check, provided by AccentCare
  • Motor vehicle report with no more than 3 moving violations within the past 36 months
  • Drug screening, provided by AccentCare
  • Tuberculosis skin test, provided by AccentCare
  • Training/orientation, provided by AccentCare
  • COVID-19 vaccination

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training Provided

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

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WHERE

Nashville, TN 37067

(35.90466,-86.7718)
 

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  • WEEKENDS, FEW_HOURS_WEEK

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