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Hospice Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Mercy Hospice

  • 104 people are interested

Imagine joining another person on a journey during a special and unique time in their life, and comforting them when they most need physical, emotional, and spiritual support. Our faith based Hospice was founded in early 1980's and is the oldest hospice in the Greater St. Louis Area. Mercy Hospice provides services in 13 Missouri counties, so wherever you live, you will find ways to serve your local community.

Mercy Hospice Volunteers are matched with opportunities to serve according to their schedules, interests, skills, comfort levels and geographic areas. Volunteers are needed to provides support to our patients and their families. Some of our Volunteer Opportunities include but are not limited to:

  • Administrative Support
  • Bereavement Support
  • Life Review
  • Virtual Care Calls
  • Pet Peace of Mind
  • Pet Therapy
  • Mercy Companions
  • Emotional Support to Patients & Caregivers
  • We Honor Veteran's program
  • Craft Projects: Prayer Shawls, Hospice Hearts, Veteran's Blankets, Lap Quilts
  • And so much more!

As a Mercy Hospice volunteer, you will receive comprehensive training to help you feel more confident when supporting our patients, families and Hospice staff. You will become an important part of our team. Volunteers like you are vital to our Mission of meeting and exceeding the expectations of people in our community.

To become a Mercy Hospice Volunteer, please contact your local Mercy Hospice office.

St. Louis 314.729.4400
Washington 636.239.8862
Troy 636.528.3470

More opportunities with Mercy Hospice

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Mercy Hospice

Location:

1000 Des Peres Rd., Ste. 200B, St. Louis, MO 63131, US

Mission Statement

The Mission of Mercy Hospice is to provide compassionate, supportive care that addresses the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of patients with terminal illnesses, allowing them to live and die with strength and dignity.

Description

Mercy Hospice is currently seeking volunteers to offer support and comfort to patients and families in your community. Volunteers are matched with patients and serve according to their schedules, skills, comfort levels and geographic area. With services offered in 13 Missouri counties, wherever you live you will find ways to serve your local community through Mercy Hospice.

Volunteer training is offered two times a year in the Spring and Fall.

Hospice Volunteers can do:

Caregiver relief, nursing home visits, Life Review videos, Beravement support and companion, Care Callers, Administrative Support.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1630 Des Peres RdSuite 305St. Louis, MO 63131

(38.60573,-90.45212)
 

SKILLS

  • Music Therapy
  • Sewing
  • Video Production
  • Veteran Care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Administrative Support

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 50 hours a year
  • We provide free training.

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