Antelope/Citrus Heights/Orangevale/North Highlands Volunteers Needed for Sutter Hospice!
ORGANIZATION: Sutter Care at Home - Hospice
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Volunteer Opportunities for Men & Women
There are many volunteer opportunities including relieving a caregiver, socializing with a patient, providing emotional support, playing music, games or running errands, practical assistance, bereavement, and helping in the office.
How to get started:
The first step to becoming a hospice volunteer is to contact the Volunteer Department. You will be asked to complete an application followed by an interview. You will then take the hospice volunteer training. We have online and limited classroom training options.
Health clearance, vaccinations and a background check are provided through Sutter Health. Our volunteers are required to receive or show verification of an annual flu shot and Tuberculin skin test or blood test, provide immunization records or titers showing immunity to MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) and Varicella, show proof of TDAP (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis) and COVID-19 vaccinations, complete a drug screen and a health screening, consent to a criminal background check, and submit a copy of current driver’s license and auto insurance. Sutter will provide health screening and any necessary tests or vaccinations. Volunteers work closely with Volunteer Program Coordinator as members of the hospice team.
For Information, please email our Volunteer Department at RSVLVolServices@sutterhealth.org
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About Sutter Care at Home - Hospice
1700 South Amphlett, Suite 300, San Mateo, CA 94402, US
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.
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.
3001 Lava Ridge CourtRoseville, CA 95661
March 22, 2023
- Music Arts
- Administrative Support
- Bereavement Support
- Hospice Care
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- 6 months commitment but will look at individual cases as well. Please reach out if interested.