Support Fellow Veterans in their End-of-Life Journey as a Hospice Veteran Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Care360 Hospice

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Position Title: Hospice Veteran Volunteer

Location: Serving Communities Throughout Ohio (Central Ohio, Dayton Region, and Toledo Region)

Organization: Care360 Hospice

Position Summary:
We are seeking individuals in the community who are Veterans or have a deep understanding of military culture to support our mission to increase care to veterans and their loved ones in hospice. As a Hospice Veteran Volunteer, you will provide compassionate support and comraderie to veteran patients and/or families facing the end of life, ensuring they receive the honor, respect, and care they deserve.

Key Responsibilities;
- Provide companionship and emotional support to veteran patients and/or their families
- Engage in meaningful conversations and share comraderie of military experiences, if appropriate
- Participate in veteran honor ceremonies that highlight a patient's dedication to freedom and country
- Promote learning and education with the hospice staff and volunteers to continually improve veteran-centric quality care provided to veterans and their loved ones

Qualifications:
- Must be a veteran or an individual with a deep understanding and appreciation of military culture
- Compassionate, empathetic, and respectful demeanor
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to commit to a flexible volunteer schedule
- Completion of hospice volunteer orientation and onboarding procedures

Benefits:
- Make a meaningful difference in the lives of those who served their country
- Gain valuable insights of the sacrifices of fellow service men and women
- Receive ongoing support and training from our hospice team
- Join a community of compassionate and dedicated volunteers

How to Apply:
If you are interested in becoming a Hospice Veteran Volunteer and providing companionship to our patients, please complete your interest and submit and relevant information through VolunteerMatch. Our Volunteer Coordinator will reach out to you via email or phone call during business hours to introduce you to the onboarding process.

Join us in honoring and supporting our nation's heroes. Your service and sacrifice has helped to make our country proud and we are grateful for your interest in supporting our mission.

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About Care360 Hospice

Location:

3455 Mill Run Dr, Suite 100, Hilliard, OH 43026, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission is to Provide Total Encompassing Support for Our Patients and Families During End of Life

Description

Our goal is to achieve the best possible quality of care for patients and families. We will do everything in our power to relieve pain, control symptoms, prevent side effects and complications, and maintain the best quality of life possible.

When asked to name their greatest fear associated with death, respondents most cited "being a burden to family and friends," followed by "pain" and "lack of control." Addressing the whole range of physical and psychological needs of the patient and his or her family in an interdisciplinary way is what makes hospice care so special.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families
Community, Health & Medicine, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3455 Mill Run DriveHilliard, OH 43026

(40.02414,-83.12041)
 

SKILLS

  • History
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • Community Outreach
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours per month

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