10 people are interested
Veteran-to-Veteran Hospice Volunteer
ORGANIZATION: James River Hospice
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10 people are interested
James River Hospice is in need of volunteers with military experience to provide patients who have been identified as Veterans with companionship support. This opportunity serves as fellow veterans taking part in pinning ceremonies or distributing certificates for Veterans Day and other recognition events.
Volunteers will: Visit with Veteran patients their families and/or caregivers to create an environment where life review and healing may occur.
We are asking for a commitment of 1-4 hours weekly based on patient/family need. Companionship visits last roughly an hour. Visits can also offer caregiver relief lasting up to 4 hours to allow for doctor appointments, shopping, resting, etc.
All volunteers will be required to attend an orientation detailing the policies and procedures of hospice care, as well as their specific duties and roles.
*Please note: James River Home Health and Hospice, Inc. is a for-profit hospice agency. Volunteer engagement is a requirement of Medicare Hospice Conditions of Participation 418.78*
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About James River Hospice
9100 Arboretum Parkway, Suite # 290, N. Chesterfield, VA 23236, US
To knowledgeably and compassionately meet the needs of our clients and their families by listening, planning, and delivering individualized home care of the highest quality.
Our proprietor, Shane Maley, has been providing medical equipment services for patients for over twenty years, and realized a progression for more complete care coordination and better quality of life by employing skilled services for area patients diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). JRHH was incorporated in July 2013 for this purpose and began to see steady and healthy growth due to our exceptional patient care. For years we have enjoyed a great reputation with our patients and the area medical community through hard work and a drive to help all our clients to the best of our abilities.
Multiple locations Richmond, VA 23236
July 5, 2023
- Patient Care
- Hospice Care
- Veteran Care
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- At least 1 hour for Veteran companionship support and 1-4 hours for Caregiver relief.
- Veteran/Military experience