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ORGANIZATION: Gentiva Hospice

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The Vigil Volunteer offers companionship, comfort and presence to patients prior to death. Support can be provided to patients who have no family to be with them or to provide support or guidance to families and caregivers and helping to relieve the unknown, this may include staff if the patient resides at a facility. Support is provided in a variety of ways, including being a calm presence, talking and listening to the family/caregivers, or sharing silence, playing music, or singing songs.

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About Gentiva Hospice

Location:

662 West Corbett Avenue, Swansboro, NC 28584, US

Mission Statement

You belong here. Make a difference when life matters most. If you are searching for a way to make a difference in the lives of others, you belong here. Hospice volunteers are a valuable part of our care team. Based on your interests and preferences, receive specific volunteer training to help improve the quality of life for others.

Description

From providing companionship at a patient's bedside to running errands, and from assisting with administrative duties to creating gifts for patients and their families, the volunteer coordinator will help you discover the best fit for you.

  • Hold a hand, share a story
  • Provide RESPITE so family members can leave home to run errands or go to an appointment (no hands-on care required)
  • Listen, read, or sing
  • Make gifts for patients
  • Run errands or perform light housekeeping
  • Administrative office support


Are you a veteran? Our agencies offer's veteran-to-veteran opportunities and participate in the national We Honor Veterans programs.

CAUSE AREAS

Faith-Based
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families
Faith-Based, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

662 West Corbett AvenueSwansboro, NC 28584

(34.69263,-77.12869)
 

SKILLS

  • Family Therapy
  • Elder care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care
  • Music Therapy
  • Singing

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible
  • TB screen and drug screen required

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