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ORGANIZATION: Athena Home Health Hospice

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Hospice Services of MAvolunteers are provided the preparation and training they need to comfortably and successfully complete their chosen assignments. Some volunteers receive additional training based on their selected area of service. Brookhaven Hospice has multiple office locations where we serve patients located in both Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Our primary area of coverage includes the central and eastern portion of Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire.


Become a hero on your own terms

On your own time. In your own way. With your personality. Your ability to relate. Your own skills. Your way of solving a problem, sharing a story, helping somebody remember important moments in their lives.


You can be one of our volunteers

When you give us the precious gift of your time and interest, we give you a chance to make a real difference in someone’s life. We train you, find you the right assignment and stand behind you as you grow.


Hospice Services of MA provides professional care with a personal touch. We accomplish this by focusing on both the patient and their family. We will treat the disease process with medical expertise while emphasizing quality living, not only physically, but also psychosocially, emotionally, and spiritually. Comfort, compassion, and calming presence are the gifts we bring to this service, and we are honored to walk with the patient and loved ones through this special time.


*Volunteers are not employed and do not receive compensation for their time*

Responsibilities:

There are seven Types of Volunteers

  • Patient Care Volunteers are part of a patient’s care team. They make home visits to offer companionship for patients and relief for caregivers. Examples of patient care volunteer opportunities include reading to the patient, assisting with a hobby, listening, running errands, or grocery shopping.
  • Organizational Volunteers do not work directly with patients and families. Examples of organizational volunteer opportunities include work in our offices to support our care team or help patients and families through indirect support, such as assisting with our Transitions program, creating special memories for holidays, patient birthdays and anniversaries, planting flowers or mowing a yard for a patient that is unable to continue doing so, and helping with other needs of our patients and families.
  • Admin Volunteer in the community you are part of the office staff, but you could work handing out flyers in the community or help on special projects for our patients
  • Pet therapy
  • Music Therapy
  • Veterans Volunteers

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About Athena Home Health Hospice

Location:

135 South Rd, Farmington, CT 06032, US

Mission Statement

Athena Home Health and Hospice strives to enable dying persons and those close to them to gain comfort and control over their lives, while neither hastening nor postponing death. We serve persons dying from any disease - in the home, in hospitals, and in other environments of their choice. Athena Hospice is committed to increasing access to hospice care for those who have traditionally been undeserved. Through hands-on assistance and teaching, we enable families and friends to care for those they love in supportive and familiar surroundings.

Description

Hospice care is about not giving up....it is about hope for people facing a life-limiting illness -- hope of living their lives free of pain, without fear and in the company of family and friends. The emotional and spiritual support we provide to patients and their families is greatly enhanced by the help of our staff and volunteers. We offer a supportive environment, friendly staff and a rewarding experience. In addition we now offer online training for your convenience.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Advocacy & Human Rights, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

Wed May 08, 2024 - Tue Aug 06, 2024

WHERE

Multiple locations Tewksbury, MA 01876

(42.61826,-71.22802)
 

SKILLS

  • Nursing
  • Hospice Care
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Veteran Care
  • Music Arts
  • String Instrument

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Visit on your time! Most volunteers give 2-3 hours a week.
  • Ability to listen to another person, play a simple game of cards or listen to music is helpful.

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