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ORGANIZATION: Bristol Hospice Fall River

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Hospice Volunteers help our patients have a moment of normalcy in the midst of what might otherwise be a stressful time. Bristol Hospice of Fall River is currently looking for kind, compassionate individuals that are looking to donate some of their free time to give back to others. We currently are seeking individuals to join our team of dedicated caregivers to provide companionship, offer support to family and caregivers, assist our office team, or participate in community outreach. These contributions are essential to our hospice program. Hospice Volunteers gain great personal satisfaction in knowing that they made an impact in someone's life.

We have a great need in of your services in Norton, Attleboro, Taunton, Fall River, New Bedford, Fairhaven and all the surrounding towns in Bristol County. We can set you up to see patients in your own town!

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About Bristol Hospice Fall River

Location:

275 Martine Street, Fall River, MA 02723, US

Mission Statement

Bristol Hospice’s mission is to provide dignity and quality of life through death and beyond with compassion, passion, and commitment. Focus of care is directed toward patient goals for the remainder of life and is adjusted and refocused as the condition of patient changes. Nurses, social workers, home health aides, volunteers, bereavement counselors, chaplains, hospice physicians and management of Bristol Hospice provide a dynamic, holistic interdisciplinary team to serve the patient, family, caregiver and significant other. The Bristol Hospice team will continuously strive to meet and exceed the unique and very individualized spiritual, emotional, and physical needs of the patient during the dying process; continuing through the bereavement period that follows the passing of a loved one.

Description

Hospice Volunteer Opportunities include: Companion Volunteers (simply spending time with the patient. Also helping families with errands, household chores, shopping, transportation, etc.); Vigil Volunteers (be a comforting presence during the last days of patients lives); Specialty Volunteers (Pet Therapy/Massage Therapy, REIKI practitioners, Musicians, etc.); Office Volunteers (practical healthcare experience/resume building! Filing, organizing, data entry, mailings and other office tasks) Call 774-379-7232 for more info

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Fall River, MA 02723

(41.68987,-71.12703)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We ask for a commitment of 1-2 hours per week. We are very flexible. We would absolutely take as many hours as you can spare.
  • We require background screenings, reference checks, TB test We provide extensive training and orientation.

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