Veteran to Veteran Hospice Volunteers Needed in Dowagiac

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ORGANIZATION: CorsoCare Hospice - Michigan

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CorsoCare Hospice is looking for military veterans who are interested in becoming a visiting companion for our military veteran hospice clients. As a Hospice Veteran Volunteer, you have the honor of supporting our military patients in the final part of their journey. As a veteran, you share a special connection with veteran patients that only can be found through the mutual experiences and code of military members. You will have the opportunity to offer companionship to patients in facility settings and in their homes.

CorsoCare Hospice is a proud Level 3 Member of the We Honor Veteran’s program, which is a collaboration between the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

CorsoCare provides all PPE necessary to ensure a safe and enriching experience on every visit. You will also be provided ongoing one-on-one staff support throughout your service with us and will be invited to education opportunities and appreciation events.

If you have any questions, or need further information, please contact Nikki Gerber, Volunteer Administrative Assistant, at (248) 260-8257 or nicole.gerber@corsocare.com.

"Sometimes in life, we just need someone who will be there for us. Someone who will listen. Someone who will understand us."

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About CorsoCare Hospice - Michigan

Location:

950 Corporate Office Drive, Milford, MI 48381, US

Mission Statement

The CorsoCare Hospice Volunteer Program exists to provide uplifting support, life enrichment, companionship, and supportive presence to our end-of-life patients and their families. This is achieved through the following: compassionate care, consistent training, targeted Plan of Care, and therapeutic Interventions. In accordance with State and Federal Hospice Regulations and our governing philosophy of 1440 Focus, we strive to create the best experience for our patients and to meet their specific needs by creating the "absolute best experience with every person, in every interaction, every minute of every day.

Description

Hospice isn’t a place. It’s not a white flag. It’s a philosophy of care that allows people with life-limiting illnesses to live comfortably surrounded by people who care.

With CorsoCare Hospice, you get an entire team that provides the physical, emotional and logistical support you need. Your team does more than ease pain - they lift spirits, guide meaningful conversations and help you savor the little moments. From painting fingernails to pet companionship, cutting through health care red tape and providing spiritual counsel - everything is about helping you and your loved ones spend the remaining time together focusing on what truly matters: celebrating a life well lived.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Dowagiac, MI 49047

(41.98421,-86.10862)
 

SKILLS

  • Veteran Care
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We ask that new volunteers make a minimum 3-month commitment and dedicate 4-6 hours each month to volunteering.
  • New volunteers must complete an online application, virtual interview, background check, online orientation, fingerprinting, and TB testing with CorsoCare Hospice covering all expenses.

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