Housework or Yard Maintenance Volunteer - Spectrum Health Hospice
43 people are interested
Provide much needed support to a hospice patient and to overwhelmed family caregivers by helping with home and/or yard chores. Weekly duties may include helping with laundry, vacuuming, dusting or general cleaning in the home. Yard duties may include mowing a lawn, raking leaves, planting flowers or weeding. Time commitment of 1-2 hours per week. Bi-lingual volunteers are encouraged. Volunteers especially needed in Ada, Big Rapids, Caledonia, Fremont, Grand Rapids, Grandville, Holland, Lowell, Middleville, Newaygo, Rockford, and Sparta areas Note: Volunteers are asked to wait one year after the death of a family member or friend before volunteering.
We offer a flexible Volunteer Orientation program!
This training program format will allow candidates to complete some of the required training thru an on-line program at your convenience and provide additional times and locations for the in-person training component. The goal is to shorten the on-boarding process and add more flexibility in the training process making it easier for interested individuals to join our volunteer program.
Interested candidates are in the process of completing applications and the online training in order to be eligible to register for these upcoming 1st Quarter of 2020 Orientations. Please Note: While the current Orientation classes are scheduled in the Grand Rapids area; customized location Orientation classes will also be scheduled in Spectrum Health Regional Hospitals areas as requested by eligible applicants.
Date: 2/12 and 2/19 (2 day session series - attendance required at both sessions)
Time: 9:00a - 1:00p Location: Grand Rapids
Date: 3/21 (1 day/8 hr session)
Time: 9:00a - 5:00p Location: Grand Rapids
We will work with you to help you join our volunteer program and start supporting patients thru out our 11 county service area! Contact us to receive more information and application instructions. Call Yvonne at (616)391-4240 or toll free at 1-866-542-7945. Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org .
About Spectrum Health Hospice
750 Fuller Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, US
To improve the quality of life of the community by serving each individual and family with superior quality and compassionate care.
Spectrum Health Hospice provides support and care for patients in their homes and in health care facilities who are in the final phase of a terminal illness so that they can live as fully and comfortably as possible. Volunteers are a vital part of our patient care team.
Our hospice agency supports patients and families in 11 counties thru-out West Michigan. Volunteers choose which geographic area that they would like to serve.
Please contact us to learn how you can make a difference for individuals, their families and our community.
We'll work with your schedule.
750 Fuller Ave NEGrand Rapids, MI 49503
- People Skills
- People 55+
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 15 hr volunteer orientation
- A compassionate spirit and a desire to help someone in your community facing end of life.