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Make A Difference: Become a Hospice Volunteer!
ORGANIZATION: Kline Galland Hospice
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23 people are interested
Make a difference and help to improve someone's quality of life, by providing compassionate presence and support to our hospice patients and their families, in the Seattle/King County area.
Come join our team! Volunteers are an essential part of our Kline Galland Hospice dynamic interdisciplinary team (of nurses, doctors, spiritual care providers, social workers, hospice aides and volunteers). Our Patient Care Hospice volunteers help to provide support and comfort to our hospice patients and families, by visiting them in-home or in-facility. Our Administrative Hospice volunteers offer in-office support to our leadership and administrative staff. Our Bereavement Hospice volunteers offer in-office support to our bereavement coordinator and grief counselors in mailings, bereaved family outreach, and memorial service support.
Kline Galland is recognized as a leader in hospice and home health services throughout Seattle/King County, Washington. We strive to improve the quality of life for our patients and families through the delivery of compassionate care, clinical excellence, and extraordinary service.
Our hospice volunteers may serve in a multitude of ways, including offering patient companionship (such as reading a book, engaging in conversation, actively listening by the bedside, playing card games, singing or holding someone's hand). Volunteers may also provide caregiver/family respite, light household work, engage in arts/crafts activity, and assist the hospice team with special events such as memorial services for our hospice patients and families. Kindred Hospice of Seattle volunteers drive to visit and offer support to hospice patients and families.
Qualified candidates must be at least 18 years of age, pass a background check, interview, 2 step TB test, orientation training and orientation competency test. Qualified candidates must also provide proof of Covid19 vaccination, proof of flu shot or completion of flu shot exemption waiver, driver's license and proof of car insurance (if planning to drive to patient visits or the office). Qualified candidates will have access to a personal laptop or desktop computer, and easeful ability to complete required documentation and communications right after each patient visit.
Open application period and interviews occurring now for upcoming training sessions.
We provide free hospice training, ongoing education and support for our volunteers. We value and nurture our volunteers as essential members of our interdisciplinary team. We seek a diverse volunteer team that reflects our multicultural community. Volunteer trainings occur online, and in our Seward park and Georgetown office locations. Our patients and families are located throughout the Seattle/King County area.
*To receive application materials or for further information, please feel free to contact the Kline Galland Director of Volunteer Services, Jemilla Goldstein at JemillaG@klinegalland.org or call (206)805-1930.
However you choose to spend your time, thank you for the ways in which you offer kindness and service to others.
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About Kline Galland Hospice
7500 Seward Park Ave. S, Seattle, WA 98118, US
As a recognized leader in hospice and home health services throughout Seattle/King County, Washington; our Kline Galland team strives to improve the quality of life for our patients and families through the delivery of compassionate care, clinical excellence, and extraordinary service. Kline Galland Hospice serves our terminally ill patients, their families and caregivers. With a focus on providing exceptional end of life care, we are a dynamic interdisciplinary professional hospice team comprised of volunteers, social workers, nurses, doctors, spiritual caregivers, hospice aides, bereavement support and other skilled individuals. Our mission is a living commitment, inspired by Jewish values, to provide exceptional senior care by exceptional people...every day, in every way, for every one. The core values that guide our work are: compassion, respect, excellence, dignity, integrity, and tradition.
Volunteers are the backbone of Kline Galland, and an essential part of our dynamic interdisciplinary hospice team. For over a century, volunteers have enabled Kline Galland to be at the forefront of our community's ability to enhance quality of life and provide greater quality of care for one another. Volunteer a little, volunteer a lot. Either way, making a difference is in the doing.
Kline Galland Hospice care centers on the patient, family and caregiver. Services are provided by a medically directed team of volunteers and professionals who respect and respond to the unique difference of each individuals life style, values and wishes. After the patient's death, hospice care continues in the form of bereavement support for the surviving family to normalize their grief so that they may return to leading full and productive lives.
Our hospice volunteers may serve in a multitude of ways: our Patient Care Hospice volunteers help to provide support and comfort to our hospice patients and families, by visiting them in-home or in-facility. Our Administrative Hospice volunteers offer in-office support to our leadership and administrative staff. Our Bereavement Hospice volunteers offer in-office support to our bereavement coordinator and grief counselors in mailings, bereaved family outreach, and memorial service support.
King County areaWashington(King County Area)Seattle, WA 98112
March 10, 2023
- Hospice Care
- Customer Service
- Counseling / Mental Health
- Patient Care
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Minimum of 2 hours per week, or 8 hours per month. One year commitment on the team.
- Covid vaccination. 2 step TB Testing. Proof of Flu Shot or exemption waiver. Criminal Background Check. Driver's License & Proof of Car Insurance (if driving). Ability to complete documentation on own personal laptop or desktop.