Hospice Welcome Desk, Evenings and Weekends

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Arbor Hospice - Ann Arbor

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Quality of care is one of the cornerstones of our mission - a mission that could not be accomplished without the many 'helping hands' of our volunteers. For nearly 20 years, Arbor Hospice has provided a full range of expert care and support in our homelike Residence of Arbor Hospice. At this location, patients have the opportunity to live life to the fullest in a comfortable, supportive environment as our staff sees to their physical and emotional needs. Life at The Residence is centered on the needs and wishes of our patients, who are often visited by family and friends.

In order to greet new patients, their families and friends, and members of the public, we are seeking volunteers to be placed at our front Welcome Desk on weekends and weekday evenings. In addition to greeting visitors, Welcome Desk volunteers are also asked to direct visitors to patient rooms, restrooms, elevators, and to provide them with brochures on our services. Additionally, Welcome Desk volunteers often provide a listening ear and supportive presence to our visitors.

If you enjoy meeting new people, and have an empathetic ear, this is the ideal opportunity for you. Volunteers with availability during weekday evenings and weekends are needed most, and we ask that our volunteers make at least a one year commitment to our organization. Volunteers will be provided with ongoing one-on-one staff support throughout their service with us, and will be invited to ongoing education opportunities, and appreciation events. Our volunteers must complete an online application, interview, background checks, an orientation class, fingerprinting, and annual TB testing.

Arbor Hospice requires that any person who has suffered a personal loss wait a period of 12 months prior to volunteering. Thank you for considering this enriching and unique volunteer opportunity.

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About Arbor Hospice - Ann Arbor

Location:

2366 Oak Valley Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Arbor Hospice is to give comfort, assurance and care to families and patients who have life-limiting illnesses, and to educate and nurture others in this care.

Description

We provide hospice care to seriously ill patients and their families throughout southeastern Michigan. Care is provided by a team of trained caregivers in patient homes, hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities and in our 26-bed residence in Ann Arbor.

We care for people of all ages - from infants to the elderly. Our services reach Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, Monroe, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties with branches in Ann Arbor, Trenton and Northville.

Arbor Hospice is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

440 W. Russell St., Suite 100Saline, MI 48176

(42.16788,-83.79155)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Patient Care
  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One year
  • Attending interview, orientation class, background check, fingerprinting, TB test

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