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Santa Clara County Hospice Volunteers Wanted. Mileage reimbursement provided.

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ORGANIZATION: Sequoia Hospice

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Sequoia Hospice is looking for compassionate individuals who can provide comfort and support to patients with a life-limiting illness and relief for their family/caregivers. Service is provided within Santa Clara County.

To become a hospice volunteer at Sequoia Hospice, no experience is required, all training and support will be provided. The precious gift of your time, caring nature, and genuine want to be present is priceless.

Volunteering can be as simple as sitting by the bedside, listening with compassion, playing music, reading a book, helping create a scrapbook, and as needed, offering support, providing relief for the family members and caregivers. Volunteers do not provide clinical or personal care, but can provide social visits to a patient, or give the caregiver a little break, or time to rest. Volunteers can be a caring companion and compassionate listener to both patients and families. Volunteers can also assist with "light" routine tasks. No skills necessary and all training will be provided.

This position is perfect for those who have a passion for serving their community or need volunteer hours.

* You must wear a mask when visiting patients, safety for you, patients. Mileage reimbursement provided-You must be able to work in the United States and have a Social Security Card.
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Provide relief for caregivers & supportive social interaction with patients.

Assist the patient through Life Review.

Assist in light chores such as laundry, cleaning windows, etc.....

Provide the patient with pet therapy, certificate required.

Clerical support; filing, answering phones, copying, computer work, etc......

Prepare & mail newsletters, thank you notes, sympathy cards, and other literature

Create blankets, quilts, scarves, mittens, pictures, cards, music CD's, etc.....

Bring music into Adult or Skilled facilities - If you can sing or play a musical instrument, this brings joy and entertainment to staff, patients and families.

**Interviews will be conducted remote.


***All volunteer visiting patients are required to wear masks. Any personal protective equipment will be provided. Volunteers will not see any active COVID patients.

Note: Administrative volunteers must be at least 16 years of age and patient volunteers must be at least 18 years of age.


All volunteers will need to undergo background check, drug testing, have a valid California Driver's license or student ID, proof or auto insurance, and a record of a current TB test (Sequoia will provide TB test at no cost).

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About Sequoia Hospice

Location:

830 Hillview Court, Suite 180, Milpitas, CA 95035, US

Mission Statement

At Sequoia Hospice we are committed and dedicated to administering the highest quality care while encompassing the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of our patients & their families.

Description

Sequoia Hospice is looking for compassionate individuals who can provide comfort and support to patients with a life-limiting illness or would like to assist in clerical work. This position is perfect for those who have a passion for serving their community, need volunteer hours, and have a background in clerical work.
*Will provide any Personal Protective Equipment needed. It's mandated by Medicare, you must be at least 18 years of age to volunteer with patients. or at least 16 years of age administrative support.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Milpitas, CA 95035

(37.43233,-121.89957)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible, will work with your schedule. Approximately 1 year. This position is perfect for those who have a passion for serving their community, need volunteer hours, and have a background in clerical work.
  • You must be at least 18 years of age to visit patients and at least 16 years of age for clerical support.

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