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Suncoast Hospice "Best Place to Volunteer" Volunteers Needed!

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Empath Health- Suncoast Hospice

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Voted Best of the Bay by Creative Loafing - Best Place to Volunteer 2020

Support Life-Changing Care - Volunteer at Empath Health

If you’re a teen, retiree or any adult or group looking to serve a great cause and organization, join us at Empath Health!

Many Empath Health volunteers say they receive much more than they give. No matter what volunteer role you choose, you’ll help improve quality of life for others, meet new friends, learn, grow and have fun!

40 Years of Hospice Care and More

Empath Health is a leading Tampa Bay, Florida nonprofit, integrated network of care that provides expert medical, counseling and support services for anyone facing a chronic or advanced illness. We began as compassionate community volunteers who came together to care for our Suncoast Hospice patients and families in Pinellas County in 1977.

Today our dedicated volunteers and staff serve even more people in our Pinellas and Tampa communities. We support hospice, home health, palliative care, veterans, pediatric patients, aging seniors, HIV/AIDS clients, families and caregivers. We also provide advance directives assistance, HIV/AIDS prevention and education, as well as grief and crisis counseling.

Volunteer Opportunities - Something for Everyone

You can make a difference in many ways.

  • Provide companionship, phone calls, pet visits, caregiver relief, transportation or other support for patients and families
  • Lead activities, run errands or other support for seniors
  • Perform computer, office or maintenance work
  • Provide customer service in resale shoppes, service centers and food pantries
  • Honor veterans
  • Support fundraising, outreach and HIV testing events
  • So much more
You can choose the role that best fits your interests and needs.
  • Positions for adults, college or high school students (ages 14 to 18) and business, faith or community groups
  • Locations throughout Pinellas County
  • One-time, daytime, evening, weekend and home-based service
  • No experience or medical background necessary
  • Free orientation, background screening and training

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Volunteer Orientation is a four-hour training session for individuals interested in learning more about Empath Health’s volunteer opportunities.
Patient/Family Support Training consists of 12 hours of training for individuals interested in providing caring support to Suncoast Hospice patients and families. Empath Health Volunteer Orientation is a prerequisite.

To register for class and verify locations: Please call Volunteer Registration at 727-523-3440. Registration ends 3 business days before the start of training.

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About Empath Health- Suncoast Hospice

Location:

5771 Roosevelt Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33760, US

Mission Statement

Through every step of every journey, we offer compassion through extraordinary care, hope through innovative services, and inspiration through endless encouragement.

Description

Voted Best of the Bay by Creative Loafing- Best Place to Volunteer 2020

Founded in 1977 by volunteers, Suncoast Hospice was born out of the vision of an exceptional group of people who realized the value of hospice care and wanted it for their families and neighbors. Today, their vision and mission remain the cornerstones of our work and organizational soul.

Suncoast Hospice is a not-for-profit organization committed to serving those living with chronic and terminal illnesses, nearing the end of life, or experiencing grief. Suncoast Hospice cares for patients and helps to guide their families as they provide care and make decisions. Suncoast Hospice is community based, offering comprehensive hospice and palliative care, caregiver education, individual and group counseling, spiritual support and many other programs to those it serves regardless of race, age, faith, diagnosis or financial circumstances. Our goal is to help each person in our community maintain the best quality of life and live each day with meaning and purpose. Toward that goal, we continue to add new programs and services to meet the changing needs of our community

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Various locations throughout Pinellas CountyClearwater, FL 33760

(27.90518,-82.71583)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • Healthcare
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies accordingly to assignment; flexible.

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