Do you want to unlock the unlock life's biggest secrets?
Be a Patient Companion Volunteer and gain a deeper understanding of the things that really matter. We offer all the training and support you need to be of service in a profound way. You will join a highly engaged team of volunteers and clinical professionals focused on relieving suffering and celebrating life.
Patient companions volunteers can expect:
Interactions with hospice patients who have a variety of life stories and experiences
To make home-based patient visits - wherever the patients call home (traditional houses and long term care facilities)
To be called upon for up to 4 hours a week of service
Opportunities to practice empathy and compassionate listening
A fascinating education about end-of-life issues and goals
To provide practical and emotional support to families and hospice patients
To gain new friendships and connections
To develop knowledge and understanding that improves their own relationships and lives
Interested applicants should contact The Elizabeth Hospice Volunteer Department for an invitation to attend our free, no-obligation 1-hour video/phone Volunteer Orientation session.
Contact Anna Schulz (760-796-3729, email@example.com) for more information or to reserve a space in our Volunteer Orientation.
volunteer positions in SD and Riverside Counties, 500 La Terraza Blvd., Ste. 130, Escondido, CA 92025, US
The mission of The Elizabeth Hospice is to enhance the quality of life for those nearing the end of life's journey and for those who grieve.
The Elizabeth Hospice, a nonprofit healthcare leader, has been providing comfort and counsel to children and adults who are facing life’s most difficult challenge, and restoring hope to grieving children and adults who are feeling lost and alone. Since 1978, we have touched the lives of more than 100,000 people in the communities we serve, offering medical, emotional and spiritual support, regardless of the patient’s affiliation or ability to pay.
The Elizabeth Hospice is accredited by The Joint Commission and is affiliated with the California Hospice and Palliative Care Association and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.
Health & Medicine
We'll work with your schedule.
serve in your SD or Riverside County neighborhood500 La Terraza Blvd Suite 130Escondido, CA92025
June 9, 2020
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
up to 4 hours per week
In-person classroom training (6 hours, offered every-other month) and self-paced online training (4 hours). Drug screen and background check are required but are provided at our expense. TB testing is also required and provided.