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Friendly Companion Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Trinity Hospice

  • 25 people are interested
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Trinity Hospice is seeking kind, compassionate, and dependable volunteers to be friendly visitors to our hospice patients. As a hospice volunteer, you will be an important part of the hospice team. As a Friendly Visitor Volunteer, you can provide much-needed companionship by visiting with patients in their homes. Activities that our volunteers do include:

- Engaging in friendly conversation
- Phone Support to Family Members
- Reading and writing with the patient
- Playing games
- Sharing hobbies
- Playing music
- Watching TV/Movies with patient
- Helping with household duties the patient might not be able to do
- Errands
- Caregiver relief
- And Much Much More!!!

We provide full training in Hospice philosophy and volunteer duties. Orientation and on-going training provided! Background and reference check required. We will work with your schedule!

Volunteers must be 18 years or older to volunteer directly with patients. No previous training or volunteer work required. Below is a list of the communities that we serve:

Counties Served: Richmond City, Chesterfield, Henrico, Goochland, Hanover, New Kent, Powhatan, Colonial Heights City, Hopewell City, Petersburg City, Louisa, Amelia, Caroline, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, King and Queen, King William, and Prince George.

COVID-19 Announcement:
The staff at Trinity Hospice is following all of the CDC Guidelines and the Virginia Department of Health when it comes to PPE. We will provide you with all of your PPE needs.

We have many ways for volunteers to engage and change the lives of our patients, follow our Volunteer Match page, visit our website www.trinityhospice.com/volunteers or email Holly Tole for information about volunteer opportunities.

Holly Tole
htole@trinityhospice.com
(804)613-4529

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About Trinity Hospice

Location:

812 Moorefield Park Drive, Suite 110, Richmond, VA 23236, US

Mission Statement

To provide comfort, hope and compassion to people and their families dealing with life limiting illnesses.

Description

Trinity Hospice is seeking volunteers to provide friendly visits and caregiver relief/respite sitting for terminally ill patients and their families. We may have many ways for volunteers to engage and change the lies of our patients. If this speaks to you, we welcome your willingness to serve.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Seniors
Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Richmond, VA 23236

(37.45831,-77.5734)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Two to Four hours per month. Will accommodate schedules as needed.

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