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Lehigh Valley Hospice

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 106 people are interested
Lehigh Valley Hospice

DUE TO COVID 19 WE ARE ENCOURAGING NEW VOLUNTEERS TO WRITE AND CALL OUR PATIENTS. THEY CAN DO YARDWORK, DOG WALKING, GROCERY DROPS. Are you at a point in your life where you want to do something meaningful that helps others? Have you had a personal loss of someone who received great hospice care? We are looking for people just like you! Contact us today to find out more. As a volunteer, your support may include:

  • Companionship for the patient
  • Respite/Relief for primary caregivers
  • Emotional support for families
  • Bereavement support
  • Clerical help for the Hospice office
  • Assistance with errands or "light" household tasks
  • Veterans for Vetrans support
  • All classes are through online portal or taught by Hospice personnel(pre COVID times) and are designed to help volunteers understand the Hospice concept of care, acquaint them with the dynamics that are unique to each family, spiritual dynamics of dying, grief and bereavement issues, sharpen listening and communication skills, and familiarize them with the stages of death.

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About Lehigh Valley Hospice

Location:

2024 Lehigh St, Suite 100, ALLENTOWN, PA 18103, US

Mission Statement

Lehigh Valley Hospice Mission is to provide care, comfort and support to terminally ill patients and their families.

Description

Lehigh Valley Hospice Volunteers serve as integral members of the team, sharing their time by using their skills and interests to provide comfort to the patients and families that we serve.

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2024 Lehigh StSuite 100Various locations Lehigh & Northampton CountiesAllentown, PA 18103

(40.57399,-75.48151)
 

SKILLS

  • Hospice Care
  • Bereavement Support

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours per week

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