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ORGANIZATION: Amedisys Hospice - LaFayette

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
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If you have a passion for caring for others and are looking for a way to make a difference in people’s lives, consider becoming a hospice volunteer. As a hospice volunteer you are an important part of our hospice care team, you can help improve the quality of life for our patients, their families and their caregivers.

Currently looking for volunteers for:

Opportunities Available:

  • Offering companionship
  • Making weekly telephone calls
  • Veteran to Veteran visits
  • Help by grocery shopping and/or running errands for patient/families.
  • Provide respite for caregivers while visiting with the patient.
  • Deliver Birthday gifts!
  • Write Pen Pal Letters
Special Projects:
  • Creating Chart-a-life posters, grief journals
  • Crafting and delivering seasonal gifts to patients.
  • Sending birthday cards
  • Bereavement Mailings and phone calls.

Professional Volunteers, using your talents:

  • Massage/Reiki/and other alternative therapies
  • Music therapy
  • Art therapy
  • Hairdresser/barber
  • Pet Therapy
  • Videographer, Photographer

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About Amedisys Hospice - LaFayette

Location:

4021 B Ambassador Caffery Parkway, Suite 100, Lafayette, LA 70503, US

Mission Statement

We honor those we serve with compassionate home health, hospice, and personal care services that apply the highest quality clinical practices toward allowing our patients to maintain a sense of independence, quality of life and dignity.

Description

Amedisys is a leading provider of home healthcare and hospice services, focused on providing professional and personalized care for each and every patient in the comfort of his or her home. Our patients are the number one reason we are here and our commitment is to care for you or your loved ones as we would our own.

A hospice volunteer is a special part of the hospice team. If you have a desire to make a difference in the lives of the terminally ill or those who are grieving by giving of your time to assist a patient, family member, or our office staff, then you have the qualities we're looking for in our volunteers. Volunteering includes visiting with patients, creating charts of life, weekly patient phone calls, making scrap books, blankets, cards, treats, reading and playing games, and much much more.

New hospice volunteers participate in free training that provides information regarding the hospice philosophy of care.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Seniors
Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4021-B Ambassador Caffery Pkwy Suit 101Lafayette, LA 70503

(30.17167,-92.06161)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Patient Care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteer as little or as much as you'd like! The amount of time you want to volunteer is up to you! And we respect that!

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