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Hospice Volunteer Opportunities-Pioneer Valley

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ORGANIZATION: Pioneer Valley Hospice & Palliative Care

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Please note: We service All of Franklin County, Hampshire County and Holyoke. (You choose where you are willing to go!)

HAVE YOU EVER THOUGHT ABOUT VOLUNTEERING? DO YOU HAVE SOME SPARE TIME?

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A REWARDING EXPERIENCE? CONTACT ME FOR MORE INFORMATION!

Did you know there are several ways you can volunteer for Pioneer Valley Hospice?

  • One on One patient visits for companionship and respite for families, or Vigil Support.
  • Administrative Support-assisting with computer inputting, filing, mailings, etc.
  • Complementary Therapies-Do you play an instrument or sing? Do you have a certified trained pet therapy companion? Are you a licensed massage therapist? If you have a little spare time in your schedule, please contact me. It can be a rewarding experience to see what these therapies can do for our patients emotional and physical well-being at the most challenging time of their lives.
  • Bereavement Support

WE HONOR VETERANS PROGRAM-Are you a Veteran of our armed forces? WE NEED YOU!

Volunteers do not provide any physical care assistance, medication, or transportation of patients/families, Volunteers provide a non-hands-on supportive role and is based on your comfort level.
You choose your schedule and where you are willing to go!

Volunteering is a commitment. All volunteers go through a specialized training to ensure you are comfortable and prepared for many situations. Volunteers are an integral part of our Team, and we need you!

For more information: Contact Kim George at 413-774-2400 or kgeorge2@integritus1.org

More opportunities with Pioneer Valley Hospice & Palliative Care

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Pioneer Valley Hospice & Palliative Care

Location:

329 Conway St. Suite 2, Greenfield, MA 01301, US

Mission Statement

Pioneer Valley Hospice & Palliative Care is driven by the philosophy of commitment to our patients, leadership and excellence as defined below. We recognize the unique physical, emotional and spiritual needs of each person. We strive to extend the highest level of courtesy and service to patients, families/caregivers, visitors and each other. We strive to create an environment of teamwork, participation, where, through continuous performance improvement, people pursue excellence and take pride in their work, the organization and their personal development. We believe that the quality of our human resources--organization, personnel, physicians, and volunteers--is the key to our continued success. We provide physicians an environment that fosters high quality diagnosis and treatment. We maintain financial viability through a cost-effective operation to meet the organizations long-term commitment to the community.

Description

Pioneer Valley Hospice & Palliative Care 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 management 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. Hospice care is centered on both the patient and family/caregiver, lifestyle, values and wishes.
Utilizing an interdisciplinary group approach of physicians, nurses and social workers, hospice aides, volunteers, spiritual counselors, bereavement counselors and others.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
Health & Medicine, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations South Deerfield, MA 01373

(42.4772,-72.6107)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Administrative Support
  • Animal Therapy
  • Painting
  • Music Therapy

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Schedules and time can be based on your availability.
  • For the safety of our Patients and Team Members, all Volunteers and Employees are required to have received the initial 2 Covid vaccines, along with at least 1 Booster. However, this is always subject to change.

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