Volunteer Needed!_Independence, MO-Carmel Hills Wellness&Rehab Ctr

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ORGANIZATION: Beacon of Hope Hospice of Missouri, Inc

As a Beacon Of Hope Hospice Volunteer, you will provide non-medical support services according to agency policy and procedures including:

Emotional support to patients and families

Companionship

Relief to family caregivers

Assisting with household chores

Report response of patient/family to hospice staff

After a light screening process and training, you will be assigned to a patient in the KC metropolitan area as appropriate. The requirements to be a volunteer are:

Must be at least 18 years of age

Able to dedicate1-3 hours per month

Hold a current driver’s license

Have current automobile insurance

No felonies or abuse convictions

Pass a drug screen

Have a giving, compassionate heart

The onboarding process generally takes no more than 2 weeks. After that time, I, the Volunteer Coordinator with go with you to your first meeting with your person needing service. From there, you’ll be on your own, visiting with them as required and providing documentation of your visit back to me.

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About Beacon of Hope Hospice of Missouri, Inc

Location:

801 NW Saint Mary's Drive, Blue Springs, MO 64014, US

Mission Statement

Our passion, as a team of trusted professionals, is to provide healing to patients, families, and communities when cure is no longer possible.

Description

Hospice volunteers play a crucial role by providing a wide variety of practical and emotional assistance. Their tasks include reading/playing games with a patient, running errands for patient, preparing light meals, visiting with the patient to give the family members a break, being a friend. Hospice Volunteers may also assist the hospice staff with making flower arrangements in vases for patients, make patient packets, assist with clerical office support. Hours can range from once a week to several times a week or month, we can work with your schedule. Great opportunity for Nursing and Social Work students! Volunteers 18+

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Crisis Support
Seniors
Community, Crisis Support, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

810 East Walnut StreetIndependence, MO 64050

(39.09034,-94.403)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour minimum per month, would prefer 3

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