Friendly Visitors for Hospice Patients


(39.0596,-76.889)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

12304 Baltimore AvenueSuite ABeltsville, MD 20705

About

Enriching the lives of our patients is Heartland Hospice's primary mission. We need your help to fulfill the needs of our patients and families by offering any of the following services:

friendly visiting, conversation & companionship

providing respite for patient caregivers

running errands, light housekeeping tasks

reading personal mail, literature, magazines/newspapers, etc.

writing letters and cards

translating languages--especially Spanish

playing a musical instrument or on a piece of equipment (CD Player)

art therapy

pet therapy (pet must have proof of current shots and therapeutic certification for pets)

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Our patients and volunteers find these visits to be some of the best moments of their lives. Please help us to continue this rewarding service.

To register or learn more information about our program, please call Heartland Hospice at #240 264-1692 and ask to speak with Volunteer Coordinator, Gordon Creamer. Office hours are 8:30 to 5:00 Monday through Friday.

Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 2-3 patient visits per month
  • TB Testing

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