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Hospice In-Person Volunteer: Patient Companionship *Worcester Area*

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ORGANIZATION: New England Hospice

IN PERSON VOLUNTEERING *WORCESTER AREA* [ODD FELLOWS HOME]

In person volunteering means a volunteer is assigned to a patient(s) and a building(s). They will be assigned a day of the week/time, or a window of time, per patient(s)/buildings(s).

Volunteers will provide companionship for patient(s). This will include talking, reflecting on memories/patient interests, reading, looking at magazines, playing music, playing appropriate games, sitting peacefully at bedside. You can take the patient to activities and sit with the/help them engage!

MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN PATIENT'S LIFE

*IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN PHONE CONTACT WITH FAMILIES WE WILL COORDINATE THIS WITH VOLUNTEERS*

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About New England Hospice

Location:

190 Old Derby Stret, Suite 304, Hingham, MA 02043, US

Mission Statement

We are looking for those who would like to make a difference during a person and their family's experience during the end of their life. Any time that you may have could make a difference with our patients. We are a small family-run hospice company that operates throughout the state of Massachusetts. We are mainly in nursing facilities, which are divided into our areas (North, West, Central, South). The amount of patients in each facility varies and depending on your interest in volunteering (in-person or virtual) we can coordinate the best location for you. At this time we would like to ask for a minimum of 1 hour a week from our volunteers. This can be over the phone or in person visiting patients/families. If you are interested and would like to discuss the volunteer opportunities that we have here, please send an email with contact information and our volunteer coordinator will follow up with you.

Description

New England Hospice has been serving patients and families facing serious illnesses and providing support to those who have lost loved ones. We maintain that hospice is about life and the quality of time we have left. ‚ÄčAs a small company, we take pride in going the extra mile by providing personalized experiences, activities, and gifts for any patient under our care. We take the extra steps to ensure every patient experiences meaningful and respectful care during their end of life process.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

104 Randolph RoadWorcester, MA 01606

(42.29946,-71.79761)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • minimum of 1 hour a week
  • COVID 19 VACCINATED No personal care will be able to be given. This includes feeding, cleaning, and changing.¬†

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