Hospice Volunteer Opportunities


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

2005 De La Cruz Blvd.Suite 271Serving Santa Clara CountySanta Clara, CA 95050

About

Heartland Hospice serving Santa Clara, Alameda, San Mateo and San Francisco Counties.
We believe our mission is to enrich lives. That begins with every life we encounter: Our employees, our patients, and those who love and care for them, the communities in which we operate, our stakeholders and those who are yet to become our customers.

What is hospice care?

Hospice is designed to provide comfort care as well as spiritual and emotional support to people in the final phase of a terminal illness. Hospice stresses human values that go beyond the physical needs, so that each client can spend their final days in dignity and comfort.

What will you do?

You will become an important part of a support team of volunteers and professionals assuring that your fellow volunteers are recognized for their efforts and kept up to date on their client's needs.

  • Provide relief for family caregivers
  • Read to patient
  • Play cards or games
  • Play instrumental music
  • Pray with patient
  • Provide companionship
Benefits to volunteering:
  • Flexible schedules - You are able to pick your own schedule and volunteer for as little or as often as you would like
  • Learn new skills
  • Meet new people
  • Make a difference
  • Rewarding - Gives more than it takes
  • Healthy for you - Long-term volunteers have longer lives, less disease and better overall health
  • Have fun!


Need more info?

Call Teri Brown, Volunteer Coordinator at (408) 450-7850 or by email Teri.Brown@hcr-manorcare.com

Skills

  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Administrative Support
  • Elder care

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours/week

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