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ORGANIZATION: Sutter Care at Home - Hospice https://www.sutterhealth.org/scah

Compassionate Heart and Hands

Hospice of the Valley e is looking for Certified Massage Therapists to volunteer with hospice patients. We serve patients in Santa Clara County that live in their home or at nursing facilities.

The greatest gift you can offer to hospice patients is your time, your caring nature, your healing skills and your willingness to listen. To volunteer, you should provide proof of completed training in reiki or massage therapy. We provide hospice training and ongoing support to all volunteers, so experience is not required.

Being a hospice volunteer is a great opportunity to practice compassion and discover your skills and learn new ones during end-of-life care. Volunteers are trained to enhance the overall goal of meeting the physical, emotional and practical needs of hospice patients and their families.

Volunteer don't provide clinical or personal care.

Contact the Volunteer Coordinator, Teri Brown, (408) 558-6785, for an application, to answer any questions, or to start the comprehensive, self-paced online training. Emal: Teri.Brown@sutterhealth.org

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About Sutter Care at Home - Hospice https://www.sutterhealth.org/scah

Location:

1025 Atlantice Ave, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, US

Mission Statement

Sutter Care at Home enhances the health and well being of the people in the communities we serve through a not-for-profit commitment to compassion and excellence in home-based services and products.

Description

To become a hospice volunteer at Sutter Care at Home the greatest gift you can offer is your time, your caring nature, and your willingness to listen. Training and ongoing support are provided to all volunteers, so experience is not required. It's a great opportunity to learn new skills and enhance existing ones. Volunteers are trained to enhance the overall goal of meeting the physical, emotional, spiritual and practical needs of hospice patients and their families.

Volunteers may stay with the patient to give the caregiver some time away or time to rest and they can be a caring companion and compassionate listener to both patients and families. While volunteers cannot provide clinical or personal care, they may be able to assist with routine tasks and errands.

Requirements: Volunteers receive 24 hours of training, health clearance and a background check, and attend monthly educational meetings. They must work closely with Volunteer Program Coordinator as members of the hospice team.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations San Jose, CA 95124

(37.25837,-121.91887)
 

SKILLS

  • Massage Therapy
  • Aromatherapy
  • Hospice Care
  • Mental Health
  • Healthcare
  • Veteran Care

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible. 1 year commitment preferred.
  • Yearly TB test, flu shot, vaccinated for Covid-19. Sutter provides background check & provides required vaccinations.

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