Increased Presence/End of Life Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Affinity Care of Virginia

Affinity Care Hospice’s mission is to provide the terminally ill patient and their loved ones with the support and care they require to live their lives comfortably. Our Hospice team strives to enable the patient and family to maintain dignity and quality of life. Our goal is to provide physical, emotional, and spiritual comfort. We strive to empower the patient and family by providing ongoing support for family and friends for as long as it is needed.


Title/position: Increased Presence/End of Life Volunteer

• Will sit with patient and/or family while the patient is in their last hours of life.

• Offer a person to talk to or just be present with the family and/or patient in final moments of life

Time commitment:

Currently there are not any time commitments.

Location:

3736 Winterfield Road, Midlothian VA 23113

Qualifications and requirements:

Familiarity with end-of-life care is a plus but not a must. Orientation is approximately 16 hours and can be done online or in person. You need to have a passion for helping others who just need someone to listen to them or be there for them. Must preserve confidentiality of client identity and information. Background Check, TB Screening as well, which are all paid for by Affinity Care Hospice & Palliative Care.

Benefits:

You can make a difference in the lives of patients who are going through the final stages of their life. You will also be a comfort to the family knowing their loved one has someone visiting with them and making sure they are not alone.

How to apply/contact information:

To apply, email Emily Ferguson at eferguson@affinityvirginia.com or call (804) 460-6550 to receive the application.



Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training Provided

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

Mon May 20, 2024 - Wed Aug 21, 2024
05:00 PM - 04:59 PM

WHERE

Midlothian, VA 23113

(37.53348,-77.68797)
 

SKILLS

  • Public Advocacy

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REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FEW_HOURS_MONTH

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