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Change a life...starting with yours. Be a Patient Companion Volunteer in and around Escondido

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The Elizabeth Hospice

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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, volunteer@ehospice.org) for more information or to reserve a space in our Volunteer Orientation.

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About The Elizabeth Hospice

Location:

500 LA TERRAZA BLVD, STE 130, ESCONDIDO, CA 92025, US

Mission Statement

To enhance the quality of life for those nearing the end of life’s journey and for those who grieve.

Description

As a hospice volunteer, you will be an important part of our experienced, caring team. Whether you choose to have direct contact with our patients, create special keepsakes for families who are grieving or serve as a community ambassador for The Elizabeth Hospice, you'll be making a real difference in someone's life.

Weekly commitments will vary but we ask that you serve as a volunteer for a minimum of one year. Before you begin, you will receive comprehensive training about our organization and your responsibilities.

We are seeking hospice volunteers in San Diego and Riverside counties for a variety of opportunities.

Patient Companion

Pet Therapy

Complementary Therapies

Sewing Projects

Veteran Support

Clinical Counseling Internship

Administrative Support and Community Outreach

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Escondido, CA 92025

(33.09029,-117.04999)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Massage Therapy
  • Aromatherapy
  • Patient Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Spiritual Healing

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • up to 4 hours per week
  • Comprehensive in-person classroom training and self-paced online training provided and will give all the information needed for success. Drug screen and background check are required but are provided at our expense. TB testing is also required.

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