Bilingual Patient/Family Services Volunteer needed in Sylmar

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


Astoria St.Sylmar, CA 91342


We're looking for Caring, Dependable and Committed Individuals Needed to Volunteer their Time to our Terminally ill Patients in the Sylmar Area.

Our Volunteer would basically provide emotional support, empathy, respite and other supportive services to our socially isolated hospice patients and their families.

Our volunteers may do this by offering various forms of assistance, comfort measure, supportive services, including reading to and writing for patient, sitting at bedside, especially during dying process and respite for families; assisting patients and families to cope with problems of terminal illness and death; helping them to express feelings and concerns; completing written reports of contact and submitting them to the Volunteer Coordinator; refering to the Volunteer Coordinator any immediate needs, problems or concerns; and attending on-going education programs and peer support groups, as requested.

Benefits for volunteering:

  1. Connects the volunteer with other members of the community.
  2. Gives the volunteer a personal sense of self worth by befriending one with great wisdom but with a limited opportunity to share it.
  3. Such an association with a our patients will allow the volunteer to grow as an individual in both a spiritual and intellectual sense.
  4. Offers the volunteer a chance to try out a new career without making a long-term commitment.
  5. Might expose the volunteer to professional organizations or internships that could be of benefit to his/her career.
  6. Allows the volunteer to build upon the skills he/she already has and use them to benefit the greater community.
  7. Helps volunteer get experience in their area of career interest.
  8. Gives volunteer the opportunity to practice important skills used in the workplace, such as teamwork, communication, problem solving, project planning, task management, and organization.

Please contact Timothy Lisagor, Volunteer Coordinator at 818-559-1550 or


  • Spanish

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 year
  • Completion of free Physical and 2 TB Tests
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