Hospice Companion Volunteer


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Chester County, PAWest Chester, PA 19380

About

Hospice Companion volunteers provide companionship to patients and/or respite for caregivers of hospice patients. You work in conjunction with and at the direction of our interdisciplinary hospice team to provide support to patients and their families. Activities may include reading to a patient, taking a patient for a walk in a wheel chair, life review, quiet bedside presence, respite to allow caregiver to attend appointments and/or run errands. These opportunities are available in both our Inpatient Unit and in patient's homes. Hours are flexible and are coordinated with the patient and their families.

Please contact jgathercole@nvnacc.com for additional information regarding this opportunity.

Skills

  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 hours a week
  • Application/references/criminal and child line background checks

Report this opportunity

Report this opportunity