Helping Hospice Patients with compassionate friendship


(47.78724,-117.46448)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

all over spokaneSpokane, WA 99208

About

Compassionate people who are comfortable with the seriously ill and have 1-3 hours per week to commit to befriending a terminally ill patient.

In addition to visiting with patients, your presence as a volunteer also gives family members the opportunity for a much-needed break. The kinds of activities a volunteer might do include:
  • Read to patient
  • Visit with patient
  • Yard work
  • Light housekeeping (dishes, laundry, meal preparation)
  • Running errands
  • Letter writing
  • Sharing hobbies or special interests
  • sharing music
  • recording a life review
  • Delivering gifts to patients

Skills

  • Administrative Support
  • Video Production

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 year
  • TB test, background test, driving record check
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