Companionship 'Vet to Vet' Volunteer for Hospice Patients

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ORGANIZATION: gentiva hospice

Veteran companionship volunteer are needed to visit with and enrich the quality of life for fellow Veteran patients with a life-shortening diagnosis who are receiving hospice care. This program allows volunteers to matched one on one with another veteran patient. The volunteer would simply offer companionship/friendship through regular visits. The volunteers can also set their own schedule that is convenient for both parties. Typically, a volunteer would make a companionship visit 2-4 times monthly for approx. 30 minutes to a couple hours. Additionally, veteran volunteers may occasionally be called upon to make special "pinning" or "final salute" one-time visits to assist in honoring a veteran with a framed certificate and pins. This is a wonderful way to make a difference for fellow veterans. This is an extremely meaningful and rewarding way.

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About gentiva hospice

Location:

11835 Fishing Point Drive, Newport News, VA 23606, US

Mission Statement

"Our place is by your side"

Description

Our place is by the side of those who need care. With the strength and empathy, our family of extraordinary clinicians and caregivers offer individualized care, including physical, emotional, and spiritual support, so that you and your loved ones can enjoy the best possible quality of life.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
Community, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Hampton, VA 23663

(37.02794,-76.31162)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 months to a year minimum
  • TB Test, Drug Test

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