Are you a good listener?
Do you enjoy meeting people?
Are you able to provide a comforting touch?
Do you enjoy making an immediate difference in someone's life?
If you answered "Yes" to any of these questions, then this volunteer opportunity is for you! We are a hospice program that provides services throughout Sussex County.
***Free training is provided***
How Can Volunteers Help?
A trained volunteer can provide the following:
-Relief for the Family - so they can run errands, companionship when family cannot be there, and Respite Care
-Primary Caregiver - by sitting with the patient, making phone calls, support for the patient and family
-Emotional Support - active listening to the patient and family, holding the patient's hand when he/she is scared, by just being there when they need to talk
-Patient and Family Assistance - running errands, helping with light housework, preparing a light meal Volunteers can also come into the office and do office work:
-Admission Packets - they put together the admission packets, make copies for the packets
-Filing - do some light filing of patient's paperwork for their files
Good Match For
Teens People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment