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Hospice Volunteer - Companionship Provider in Dayton

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ORGANIZATION: Care360 Hospice

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Position Title: Hospice Volunteer - Companionship Provider

Location: Serving Communities Throughout Dayton Metro Region

Organization: Care360 Hospice

About Us:
At Care360 Hospice, we are dedicated to providing compassionate end-of-life care to our patients and their families. Our team of healthcare professionals and volunteers work together to offer comfort, dignity, and support during this important phase of life.

Position Summary:
We are seeking caring and compassionate individuals to join our team as Hospice Volunteers, specifically to provide companionship to our patients. As a Companion Volunteer, you will offer emotional support, a listening ear, and a comforting presence to our patients during their final days.

Key Responsibilities:
- Visit hospice patients regularly, providing companionship and emotional support.
- Engage in conversations, listen to patients' stories, and offer a comforting presence.
- Participate in activities that the patient enjoys, such as reading, playing music, or simply sitting quietly together.
- Assist with light tasks that contribute to the patient's comfort, under the supervision of hospice staff.
- Maintain confidentiality and respect the privacy and dignity of each patient.
- Communicate regularly with hospice staff to report on patient interactions and any notable observations.

Qualifications:
- Compassionate, empathetic, and patient demeanor.
- Excellent listening and communication skills.
- Ability to provide non-judgmental, supportive companionship.
- Reliability and commitment to regular volunteer visits.
- Previous experience in a caregiving or volunteer role is a plus, but not required.
- Must be at least 16 years old.
- Completion of a background check and volunteer training program provided by Care360 Hospice, the expenses of which are covered by our agency.

Benefits:
- Make a meaningful difference in the lives of patients and their families.
- Gain valuable experience in the hospice care field.
- 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 Volunteer and providing companionship to our patients, please complete your interest and submit any 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 our mission to bring comfort and support to those in need. Your presence can make a profound impact in someone's life. We look forward to welcoming you to our volunteer team!

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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
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Dayton, OH 45469

(39.73954,-84.17879)
 

SKILLS

  • Music Arts
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  • Hospice Care
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GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours per month

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