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Vigil Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Kindred Hospice Orlando

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DESCRIPTION

The Vigil Volunteer offers companionship, comfort and presence to patients during the time
immediately prior to their 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 at 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

The Vigil Volunteer must have an understanding of Hospice philosophy and be familiar with the dying
process, i.e. recognize when death is imminent. He/ she will receive additional education/ training on
anticipatory grief, empathetic presence, reflective listening, and the rights of the dying. He/ she must be
a strong communicator, be comfortable around death and be able to maintain composure in stressful
situations. He/ she must also be willing to be called for assignment on short-notice and have some
flexibility with scheduling. Additionally, he/ she must:

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About Kindred Hospice Orlando

Location:

4776 New Broad St., Suite 200, Orlando, FL 32814, US

Mission Statement

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

Description

Kindred at Home is a family of personal home care, community care, home health, palliative, and hospice providers.

Our Vision

To be the best in class provider of clinically innovative healthcare services in the home.

Our Values

  • Be authentic
  • Show compassion
  • Embrace accountability
  • Champion successes-big and small
  • Innovate for the future

The hospice care providers in the Kindred at Home family are committed to clinical excellence, compassionate care, and extraordinary service when life matters most. With national resources and support structure for quality outcomes, our network of care providers includes:

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
Health & Medicine, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Orlando, FL 32814

(28.5729,-81.32069)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 to 8 hours per week
  • 1. Be at least 18 years of age 2. Complete the Direct Care Volunteer training and orientation (including all necessary paperwork and education) 3. Complete additional Vigil Volunteer training (4 hours),

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