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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Affinity Care of Virginia

Title/position: General Volunteer


Duties/Expectations:

Our team of Social Workers, Nurses, Aides, Counselors, and Volunteers come alongside and help with cares and concerns the family has during this difficult time. As a volunteer you have the opportunity to get to know the families and patients on a personal level. We have several opportunities to help with patient directly or indirectly:

--Provide Companionship to the patient and/or caregiver one to two times a month. At this time this can be through phone calls or in person visits for our facility patients and in person visits for our home patients.

--Provide office support at our office in Roanoke VA

--Pick up groceries/supplies for patients and families and deliver them

--Deliver blankets to patients in facilities and at home through our Affinity Care Blanket program

--Help the Volunteer Coordinator with other tasks that need completed


Qualifications and requirements:

Familiarity with end-of-life care is a plus but not a must. Orientation is approximately 8 hours and can be done online or in person. You need to have a passion for helping others who just need someone to listen to them or be there for them. Must preserve confidentiality of client identity and information. Background Check, TB Screening as well, which are all paid for by Affinity Care Hospice & Palliative Care.


Benefits:

You can make a difference in the lives of patients who are going through the final stages of their life. You will also be a comfort to the family knowing their loved one has someone visiting with them and making sure they are not alone.


How to apply/contact information:

To apply, email Emily Ferguson at eferguson@affinityvirginia.com or call (804) 460-6550

to receive the application.

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3501 Colonial Green CircleRoanoke, VA 24018

(37.23804,-79.98848)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FEW_HOURS_MONTH

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