Patient / Family Companion - St. Augustine

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ORGANIZATION: Community Hospice & Palliative Care

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Title: Patient/Family Volunteer


To provide support services for the patient and family in all settings, within the framework of the hospice philosophy and mission. The volunteer will serve as a member of the inter-disciplinary team (IDG), and support the IDG approach to care. The volunteer, representing the Volunteer Department, will observe and communicate any changes (physical, spiritual, social and emotional) to the assigned nurse, social worker, chaplain, Volunteer Coordinator or the Program Manager of Volunteer Services.



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About Community Hospice & Palliative Care

Location:

4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257, US

Mission Statement

To improve the quality of life for patients and families, and to be the Compassionate Guide for end-of-life care in our community.

Description

Established in 1979, Community Hospice & Palliative Care is an innovative national leader in palliative and hospice care, as well as providing programs and services to meet the diverse needs of the communities it serves. During its 44-year history, Community Hospice & Palliative Care has served nearly 220,000 adults and children in Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau and St. Johns counties, as well as its expanded service area covering 11 counties in north-central Florida. This expanded service area allows us to serve hospice patients in Gainesville, Lake City, Palatka and their surrounding communities.

Through the support of more than 950 employees and 1,000 volunteers, the organization helps approximately 1,500 patients per day to live better with advanced illness - at home, in long-term care and assisted living facilities, in hospitals and at its 9 inpatient care centers. The organization is committed to improving the quality of life for patients and their families and to be the compassionate guide for end-of-life care in our communities. No one is ever denied care due to an inability to pay.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Seniors
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Saint Augustine, FL 32086

(29.8179,-81.3202)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Community Hospice is looking for prospective volunteers to commit at least 1 year with the organization. Within that year we request 4 hours a month of volunteer services.

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