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Share in the Soulful -- Volunteer with Hospice -- October Training 2021

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Signature Hospice

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Dear prospective volunteers:
You are invited to share in the soulful work of hospice. Learn about the ancient Celtic tradition and wisdom of Anam Cara -- soul friend. Spend 2 hours a week as a companion volunteer supporting a patient and family in this most intimate time of life -- play music, sing songs, listen to stories, read poetry or prayer, hold a hand in sacred silence. It is about living in the grace of each moment.

Our volunteer training is comprised of virtual components and 3 in-person sessions for approximately 21 hours of training. The next training is scheduled for October 16th, 23rd and 24th. We follow all CMS/CDC/State guidelines on safety, testing, and vaccinations for covid 19.

For a complete volunteer job description, application packet, and additional information about volunteering contact Michele Fuchs, Signature Hospice Volunteer Coordinator, 503-924-8922, Michele.Fuchs@sighch.com, https://signaturehch.com.

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About Signature Hospice

Location:

7632 SW Durham Rd, Suite 130, Portland, OR 97224, US

Mission Statement

To enhance the life of every person we serve.

Description

Mission

Signature Hospice provides an individualized program of physical, emotional, spiritual, and practical care for people in the last phases of a life-limiting illness, with an emphasis on control of pain and other symptoms. The program is reflective of a spirit and idea of caring that emphasizes comfort and dignity for the dying, making it possible for them to remain independent for as long as possible, and in familiar surroundings.

Values

SIGNATURE HOSPICE affirms life. Signature Hospice exists to provide support and care for persons in the last phases of a life-limiting illness so that they may live as fully and comfortably as possible. We do the little things that make a big difference. We believe every little thing we do, can and will make a difference in the lives of our patients and their families.

Signature Hospice believes that providing care for a terminal patient is a sacred and honored opportunity to help people live as fully as possible while embracing the demands of terminal illness.

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Portland and all surrounding communitiesWA, Mult, Yamhill countiesPortland, Gresham, Sandy, Lake Oswego, Oregon City, OR 97035

(45.4108,-122.724)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Therapy
  • Gardening
  • Elder care
  • Hospice Care
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Singing

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours a week minimum
  • One-year commitment, compassion, empathy, flexibility, consistent reliability.

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