Marin Hospice Patient Support Volunteer

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Hospice by the Bay

Are you a good listener? Are you caring, helpful and adaptable?

As a Marin Patient and Family Support Volunteer for Hospice by the Bay, you'll be making a significant difference for someone facing end-of-life challenges. Your meaningful contributions will support the Hospice Care Team by:

> Relieving a family caregiver
> Providing companionship to patients
> Listening to life stories
> Playing their favorite music
> Reading a book
> Writing letters and memories
> Assisting with a favorite activity
> Running an errand or doing small chores
> Accompanying a patient on an outing

In return you'll learn all about hospice care and receive comprehensive training to prepare you for working with our patients and families.

"As I began my volunteer training at HBTB, it became obvious why this organization is so respected here in Marin County. The level of education and support provided for the volunteers gives us the tools to provide the best care possible for the patients and their families."

We hope you'll consider joining our caring team! We're especially looking for bi-lingual volunteers who are able to visit patients in the more remote parts of Marin County. Hospice by the Bay was founded by dedicated volunteers more than 40 years ago and they're still at the heart of what we do.

Skills

> Team Player
> Conscientious
> Dependable
> Flexible
> Bi-lingual English-Spanish a plus

Good match for:

> Those with a passion for learning about end-of-life
> Former health care workers and those in training
> Retired professionals
> Empty-nesters

Requirements and Commitment

> Commitment of one year, 3-4 hours a week
> Must be at least 18 and in good health
> 30 hours of online and classroom training
> Valid driver's license
> Background check
> Annual TB skin test and flu vaccine
> Proof of immunity for MMRV

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Community Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.Larkspur, CA 94939

(37.945675,-122.512924)
 

SKILLS

  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • one year, 3-4 hours a week
  • Annual TB skin test, Flu vaccine, Proof of immunity for MMRV

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