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ORGANIZATION: Care Initiatives Hospice - Des Moines

Care Initiatives Hospice
Learn more at careinitiativeshospice.org.

Living with terminal illness is full of uncertainty. Be a friend to someone at the end of life. As a volunteer with Care Initiatives Hospice, you’ll bring presence and companionship to patients and families in homes and long term care near you.

18+ Preferred. Two hour training and background check required.

Volunteer 1-3 times a month for 30 minutes. Serve where you live at locations near you.

Questions? Contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Doug Tiffany, at dtiffany@careinitiatives.org or call (515) 223-3813.

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About Care Initiatives Hospice - Des Moines

Location:

7055 Vista Drive, West Des Moines, IA 50266, US

Mission Statement

Care Initiatives Hospice provides compassionate care throughout Iowa for those in their final stages of life.

Description

Our hospice caregivers meet you where you are, coming to your home, a long-term care center, assisted living residence or hospital to administer compassionate hospice care. Our approach addresses the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of those facing life-limiting illness for themselves and their families. We work closely with family members and caregivers to respect the wishes and needs of our patients and their loved ones.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Adel, IA 50003

(41.61434,-94.01746)
 

SKILLS

  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • As a Care Initiatives volunteer, you'll make 1-3 visits a month for 30 minutes.

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