Grace Hospice Seeking Human and Pet Volunteers!

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ORGANIZATION: Grace Hospice

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Grace Hospice is actively recruiting new volunteers - humans and pets! Obedient and socialized pets make excellent companions for our patients and tend to bring lots of smiles and joy to everyone. If you have a well-trained and friendly pet over the age of one who responds appropriately to verbal commands, please consider putting them to work at Grace! We would also love to connect with individuals with therapy-certified pets. We welcome your application.

As always, we seek openhearted adult volunteers to provide companionship and comfort to our patients and families. We ask volunteers to commit to 2-4 visits per month, and scheduling is very flexible. Volunteer functions vary and depend on areas of interest and experience. Roles include companionship, caregiver respite, legacy work, virtual bereavement support, and more. Training is provided at orientation and optional monthly educational workshops. At this time, we are especially eager to recruit volunteers interested in working with companion-seeking patients with dementia. Applications welcomed!

Thanks so much for your consideration. Please contact Grace Volunteer Services at GraceVolunteerServices@gracecaring.org, or call 612-238-0034.

About Grace Hospice: Grace Hospice was developed through a partnership with Augustana Care (now Cassia) and Mount Olivet Careview home. These organizations have a long history of quality care, have rich blessings of volunteers, and provide service to those in physical, emotional, or spiritual need. Fostering peace and grace, we emotionally and spiritually support the patient and their loved ones. We work as an interdisciplinary team and encircle patients with comfort, honesty, and respect for their decisions. Our mission is to serve God by recognizing that every person deserves to live with respect and dignity, free of pain, and in an environment that promotes quality of life.

We serve the metro Twin Cities and surrounding areas and meet patients wherever they call home.

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About Grace Hospice

Location:

1015 4th Ave N,, Minneapolis, MN 55405, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Grace Hospice is to serve God by recognizing that every person deserves to live out his or her life with respect and dignity, free of pain, and in an environment that promotes quality of life.

Description

Grace Hospice has been developed through a partnership with Augustana Care (now Cassia) and Mount Olivet Careview Home. These organizations have a long history of quality care, have rich blessings of volunteers, and provide service to those in physical, emotional or spiritual need.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Community
Seniors
Animals, Community, Seniors

WHEN

Thu Dec 29, 2022 - Wed Mar 29, 2023

WHERE

Multiple locations Saint Paul, MN 55125

(44.91542,-92.94756)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible schedule. Commitment 2-4x/month

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