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Professional Hospice Volunteers

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ORGANIZATION: Merit Hospice

  • 6 people are interested
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Hospice volunteers make a meaningful impact in the lives of patients and caregivers. Our direct patient volunteers work in the home or at a senior living facility with terminally ill patients and their families throughout Dallas, Collin County and surrounding areas.

Professional Volunteers (must have valid license or certification):
Hair stylist; pet therapy; aroma therapy; massage therapy; interpreters, etc.

Other Opportunities:

Patient companionship: Talking, playing games, reading, engaging in hobbies.

Caregiver respite: Sit with a patient for a set period giving a caregiver the opportunity for selfcare and complete needed activities. Other duties may include light household chores, shopping, transportation.

Professional Volunteers (must have valid License or certifications): Hair stylist; pet therapy; aroma therapy; massage therapy; interpreters, etc.

Administrative assistance: Assist with special projects, general office duties and patient outreach.

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About Merit Hospice

Location:

8150 North Central Expressway, Suite M2060, Dallas, TX 75206, US

Mission Statement

To provide physical, emotional, social and spiritual support to terminally ill patients, as well as their families and loved ones, while assisting patients and families to live with dignity and comfort as they cope with end-of-life issues.

Description

Merit Hospice was founded to provide patients and their loved ones the care needed to embrace the end of life’s journey.

Our services are designed to bring physical, social, emotional, and spiritual comfort to the patients we serve and the loved ones supporting them. The Merit Hospice difference is our process to understand your care goals, develop a personalized care plan, and maintain regular communication with you during the course of care to adjust the plan as necessary.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Seniors
Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Dallas, TX 75206

(32.82252,-96.77617)
 

SKILLS

  • Acupuncture
  • Aromatherapy
  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Veteran Care

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers are encouraged to commit to volunteer for 2 hour shifts weekly or bi-weekly.
  • Compassionate and Ethical; complete applications process (18 years+; Auto-insurance; TB test, at no cost; submit COVID status or exemption; pass a background check); complete volunteer training.

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