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Hospice Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Freda H. Gordon Hospice

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 35 people are interested

A hospice volunteer is someone who wishes to make a difference in the lives of the terminally ill by contributing directly or indirectly to the services provided by hospice care. Volunteers provide emotional support and practical assistance that enhances the comfort and quality of life for patients. their families and loved ones. These services can include being available for companionship, listening or simply "being there" for a patient, as well as running errands and preparing meals.

Hospice volunteers often say their experience is personally rewarding and emotionally meaningful to help those in need at a critical point in their lives. Your volunteer work is significant and can make a positive impact in the quality of others' lives.

As a hospice volunteer, you may be asked to: listen and support the patient and family; read or sit with a patient for short periods of time; prepare meals; write letters; observe and report to the hospice care team; run errands; act as a liaison between hospice staff, the patient and family; check on patient and family by telephone; assist with clerical office task; support community events life educational offerings, health fairs or fundraising.

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About Freda H. Gordon Hospice

Location:

6477 College Park Square Ste 312, Virginia Beach, VA 23464, US

Mission Statement

Our Purpose: It’s all about helping people. Our Mission: We provide exceptional care and unparalleled service to patients and families who have placed their trust in us. Our Vision: We will improve the quality of life in the United States by transforming the delivery of healthcare services.

Description

We care for people, and people are far more than their medical conditions.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

6477 College Park SquareSuite 312Virginia Beach, VA 23464

(36.80841,-76.21627)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Bereavement Support
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible; We work around your availability.

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