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Williams Bay Area - Hospice Companionship Volunteers

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ORGANIZATION: St. Croix Hospice

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St. Croix Hospice offers many unique volunteer opportunities depending on your personal experience and preferences:

  • Administration Provide added support to the hospice staff in all areas of programming except for direct patient care. The volunteer will assist the administrative staff with general office duties associated with special projects, mailings, filing, organizing, phones, and more.
  • Bereavement Support families during the 13-month period following the death of a hospice patient, through mailings, support groups and events. Provide information to bereaved families about upcoming grief support and community resources and makes referrals to the bereavement team.
  • Companion Interact with patients through activities like reading aloud, letter writing and engaging in conversation. They may also sit vigil with patients nearing the end of life as part of our Voyage Vigil Program.
  • Pet therapy Facilitate interaction between patients and trained companion dogs. Handlers must be certified through an approved program.
  • Virtual Provide support to hospice patients and their loved ones virtually via computer and/or phone such as checking on their supply, medication and equipment needs. Virtual Tuck-In Volunteers will help with anticipating patient, family and caregiver needs and filling requests to set them up with what they need for the weekend.

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About St. Croix Hospice

Location:

1280 W. Clairemont Avenue, Suite 4, Eau Claire, WI 54701, US

Mission Statement

At St. Croix Hospice, our highly skilled team is devoted to providing patient-centric care which empowers the unique voices of all those we serve. We are steadfast in engaging you, your family and caregivers in the design and implementation of your care. We make sure your care and comfort are provided in a dignified way and in accordance with your unique preferences and personal values. At St. Croix Hospice, we recognize the significance of each precious, end-of-life journey and we do all we can to provide an empowering hospice experience.

Description

Originally founded in Minnesota, St. Croix Hospice is named after the St. Croix River. Symbols of change, rivers are restless, sometimes moving swiftly and other times peaceful and nearly still. Like life, rivers are not always easy to navigate, and it’s good to have a guide to help you through the difficult parts. We are here to guide your end-of-life journey with care and compassion.

Our clinical staff are professional, compassionate and award-winning. Our care team includes healthcare experts who believe in the power of hospice care to increase quality of life for all people approaching their final days.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Williams Bay, WI 53191

(42.57119,-88.54687)
 

SKILLS

  • Nursing
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Psychology
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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