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Recruiting Organization: Heart to Heart Hospice - Flint

Looking for friendly office volunteers for a busy Hospice office. Nice atmosphere, friendly and warm office staff needing volunteer help for filing, phone calls, putting together packets, making phone calls. Can you commit to helping out in the office 1-4 hours one day a week in our busy office? We would love to have you join our team!


About Hospice

Hospice is an extensive Program for anyone with a diagnosis or decline in health that could limit their life expectancy to 6 months or less if the disease/decline runs its normal course.

Our Mission

Making a difference by providing care from our heart to enhance the quality of life for those with life-limiting illnesses and their loved ones.

Our Volunteer Program

At Heart to Heart Hospice our volunteers are a vital part of our hospice team. Together we can help improve the quality of life for hospice patients.

Volunteers provide service to patients in a number of different ways. Depending on your interests, skills, talents, and the amount of time you have, there are a variety of ways that you can help.

Some of the ways our volunteers make a difference in the lives of patients are through......

  • Respite/Break for the caregiver
  • Companionship
  • Activities
  • Pet Therapy
  • Clerical/Office Work

All volunteers receive orientation and training to ensure they feel comfortable with their tasks. Training is held at our office in Flint at a time convenient for the perspective volunteer. Training is approximately 1 hours and generally covers the following areas:

  • Philosophy of hospice care
  • A comprehensive overview of services offered by the hospice
  • Physical, emotional, social, and spiritual issues that people can encounter at the end of life
  • An overview of chronic and life-limiting illnesses
  • Effective communication skills when speaking with the patient and family members
  • Information about interpersonal family issues and relationships
  • Basic information about grief and loss

Volunteers are required to be fingerprinted, have a background checks, and receive the two-step TB tests. There is no cost involved to the volunteer. However, we ask that the volunteer commit to being available one time a week for at least one year. Volunteers must be 18 or older and must provide their own transportation.

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training Provided

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair Accessible

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4438 Oak Bridge DriveFlint, MI 48532

(42.99402,-83.77177)
 

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REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FEW_HOURS_WEEK

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