Volunteer companions needed for hospice patients in Somerset County


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Bridgewater, Somerset,Various, NJ 08807

Two of our volunteers preparing sensory stimulating activities to be used with patients dealing with dementia.

About

Homeside Hospice is looking for volunteers to provide companionship to hospice patients where they live in Somerset County. As a companion you will provide a listening ear and a sharing spirit to enhance the patient's emotional and spiritual well-being.

As a volunteer you will provide essential, quality of life services to patients. Your efforts will provide the sort of care and help that a loving friend provides and help insure that the Hospice promise is fulfilled.

Some visits might include reading, watching TV, taking walks, playing music, talking about their life and their family, or shared silence.


Skills

  • Massage Therapy
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Aromatherapy
  • Music Therapy
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours per week for a minimum of 6 months

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