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ORGANIZATION: Gentiva Hospice

  • 16 people are interested

VIGIL VOLUNTEERS offer comfort and presence to patients who have no family to be with them during the time immediately prior to their death.

Vigil Volunteers offers a calm presence, comfort, talking, listening, or sharing silence. This position requires a understanding of Hospice philosophy, be familiar with the dying process i.e. when death is imminent.

Vigil Volunteers receive additional training and education on anticipatory grief, empathetic presence, reflective listening and the rights of the dying.

Vigil Volunteers must have strong communication skills, be comfortable around death and ability to maintain composure in stressful situations.

This position requires volunteers to be 18 years or older. Requires some flexibility with schedule and must be willing to be called on short-notice.

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About Gentiva Hospice

Location:

5544 Greenwich Rd, Suite 202, Virginia Beach, VA 23462, US

Mission Statement

To provide compassionate care to those we serve during the end of life's journey through our commitment to clinical excellence and uncompromising service.

Description

We provide support to terminally ill patients and families with a team of professionals and Volunteers. The Volunteers role is in office support, patient visits, and bereavement.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Crisis Support
Veterans & Military Families
Community, Crisis Support, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

5544 GREENWICH ROADSUITE 302VIRGINIA BEACHVIRGINIA BEACH, VA 23462

(36.84356,-76.17754)
 

SKILLS

  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Volunteer Orientation/Training 16 hours (flexible, self study). Additional education / training for Vigil Volunteer is required 6 hours with VC.
  • Must have understanding of Hospice philosophy.

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