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ORGANIZATION: Gentiva Hospice- Joplin

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Gentiva Hospice-Joplin, MO is seeking Companionship Visitor Volunteers:

Volunteers have flexibility; the opportunities may be once monthly to once weekly depending on your availability. Our patients reside in private homes, local nursing facilities, and assisted living facilities.

Gentiva Hospice offers volunteer opportunities for caring individuals who wish to make a difference in the lives of patients and their families. Here are some ways you can serve as a hospice volunteer:

  1. Companionship: Spending time with patients by offering a smile, holding their hand, sharing stories, listening, reading, or singing.
  2. Care Giver Respite: Offering scheduled breaks for caregivers, allowing them to rest, manage personal tasks, or simply recharge.
  3. Veteran-to-Veteran Support: If you are a Veteran, you can support fellow service members during their end-of-life journey.

Our Volunteers are 'hands off' and no medical training is required; all you need is a compassionate heart. Gentiva’s complete volunteer training covers grief counseling, emotional support, and end-of-life care. Your gift of time provides immeasurable rewards!

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About Gentiva Hospice- Joplin

Location:

2024 Maiden Ln, Ste 202, Joplin, MO 64804, US

Mission Statement

To honor life and offer compassion to individuals, and their families, when facing a life-limiting illness.

Description

We are committed to clinical excellence in hospice care. We see each individual as more than a patient. Our skilled professionals and volunteers design an all-encompassing program, customized to each patient that addresses not only the physical needs but also the emotional and spiritual needs of the patient and family. Our hospice teams provide compassionate care for individuals and their families when life matters most.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Faith-Based
Seniors
Community, Faith-Based, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Joplin, MO 64804

(37.01932,-94.50058)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexibility is yours; we have patients in need of monthly visits, and weekly visits alike. We will work with your schedule to find the best fit for your availability.
  • Completed onboarding and training prior to meeting with patients and families.

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