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ORGANIZATION: Gentiva Hospice

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 3 people are interested

Description

Our mission is to honor life and offer compassion to individuals and their families, when facing a life-limiting illness. Volunteers provide support to patients through companionship, household assistance, caregiver respite relief, and may also make tuck in calls to patients and families in accordance with their care plan. Hospice volunteers are a valuable part of our care team; they, while making a difference in the lives of others. Volunteers gain hands on experience that can be used both personally and professionally.

Qualifications

Volunteers must possess the ability to actively listen and communicate compassionately with patients, families and caregivers. They must be able to work well as a part of our interdisciplinary team. Volunteers must possess emotional maturity and sensitivity while also respecting the beliefs of the patients and their families. Volunteers must be dependable and have reliable transportation to ensure they are able to complete scheduled visits. Volunteers should also have an understanding of the hospice philosophy, goals and be willing to participate in continuing volunteer education requirements.

Please Note:

No experience is necessary as training is provided to all volunteers prior to the start of their service. We service patients throughout the Metro Atlanta Area and volunteers are assigned to patient's in a area that is most convenient to them. Visits are completed on a weekly basis and volunteers have the flexibility to choose the day and times that work best for their schedule. In accordance with our company's most up to date policy all volunteers are required have Covid-19 vaccination.

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About Gentiva Hospice

Location:

1051 Culpepper Dr, ste 100, conyers, GA 30094, US

Mission Statement

Gentiva Hospice is part of a family of home health, palliative, and hospice care providers. We are committed to clinical excellence, compassionate care, and extraordinary service when life matters most.

Description

If you are searching for a way to make a difference in the lives of others, you belong here. Hospice volunteers are a valuable part of our care team. Based on your interests and preferences, receive specific volunteer training to help improve the quality of life for others.

From providing companionship at a patient’s bedside, to running errands, and from assisting with administrative duties to creating gifts for patients and their families, one of our volunteer coordinators will help you discover the best fit for you.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Dacula, GA 30019

(33.98872,-83.89796)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Patient Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Housekeeping
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Scheduling is flexible. Visits can be as little as 2-3 hours per week.

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