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Hospice Volunteering 101

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ORGANIZATION: Hartford Healthcare at Home

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Join our amazing group of Hospice Volunteers! Training classes explore the history of hospice, physical symptoms, spirituality, grief & bereavement, and how to be a great volunteer.

Volunteers are friendly visitors for our hospice patients at home and in nursing facilities.

Volunteers are needed to read to patients, provide a listening ear, play music, provide reiki, and to visit with certified pet therapy teams.

Volunteers are required to be vaccinated, complete health screens and background checks.

When you give us the valuable gift of your time and compassion, we give you a chance to make a real difference in someone’s life.

When: 6:00-8:30pm Wednesday January 24
6:00-8:30pm Wednesday January 31
6:00-8:30pm Wednesday February 7
6:00-8:30pm Wednesday February14
6:00-8:30pm Wednesday February 21

Where: Virtual Training via Zoom

For more information please contact Holly Beck, Volunteer Coordinator at Hartford HealthCare @ holly.beck@hhchealth.org or 203.321.3008 . I would love to have you join our team!

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About Hartford Healthcare at Home

Location:

1 Northwestern Drive, Room 204, Bloomfield, CT 06002, US

Mission Statement

Mission To improve the health and healing of the people and communities we serve. Vision Most trusted for personalized coordinated care. Our Values Hartford HealthCare's vision of excellence and leadership is driven by its core values, which are shared by all members of Hartford HealthCare. CARING: We Do the Kind Thing EQUITY: We Do the Just Thing EXCELLENCE: We Do the Best Thing INTEGRITY: We Do the Right Thing SAFETY: We Do the Safe Thing

Description

Our Volunteers are friendly visitors for our Hospice patients at home and nursing facilities. Volunteer are needed to read to patients, provide a listening ear, play music, or provide Reiki. We also seek Certified Pet Therapy teams. Volunteers visit in private homes, nursing facilities and in our system hospitals, based on their individual schedule and preferences. A prospective volunteer must pass a background check, drug test and be up to date on COVID and Flu vaccines. Free training provided.

Volunteer Application:
https://redcap.hhchealth.org/surveys/?s=CTKYECRN9Y93ADTM

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
Health & Medicine, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

Wed Jan 24, 2024 - Wed Feb 21, 2024
06:00 PM - 08:30 PM

WHERE

Multiple locations Norwalk, CT 06850

(41.1173,-73.45927)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Therapy
  • Bereavement Support
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Music Therapy

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • When the orientation requirement are met, we ask to volunteer 1-4hours per week.
  • COVID and flu vaccinations.

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