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(37.20617,-93.34795)
 

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Mission Statement

Compassionate care of clients and their family members is the mission of our hospice team. It is our goal to meet the needs and exceed the expectations of our valued clients and their families, providing a secure environment and balanced care for life. We strive to be responsive to each individual’s special needs and universal desire for independence, dignity, and purpose. Success is determined in terms of comfort and support provided to the individual. Hospice treats the person, not the disease, providing emotional support, with pain and symptom control. Meeting the needs and challenges of each client begins with a sensitive and professional approach to people whose needs are changing. Our philosophy recognizes these unique needs and responds with compassionate life-enriching program and environment. Our commitment to this mission is the soul efforts every day we provide care and comfort to our clients and their families.

Description

Volunteer Opportunities include:

  • Direct Care Volunteers - provide companionship to patients, runs errand, does light housekeeping and may help with other activities as needed by the patient and family.
  • Professional Direct Care Volunteers - provide their expertise to work with the patient and family members based on their experience and license or degree
  • Bereavement Volunteer- this volunteer stays in close contact with family members at different times of the year to make sure that the loved one’s are coping with the loss in their family
  • Office Volunteer- the office volunteer assists with many things in the office from entering data in the database to assisting with mail outs, and is a very valuable asset to the team. He/she coordinates work that needs to be done with the volunteer coordinator.
  • Auxiliary Volunteer - Serves as hostess and works on mailings at home office and participates in fund raising projects, and generally uses his/her professional and homemaking skills to meet the hospice needs. He/she is often a member of a club or organization in the community, and speaks publicly to assist in promoting Hospice Volunteerism.
  • Special Occasion Volunteer - This volunteer may not have a whole lot of time, but wants to contribute some of their time to the community. They do this by delivering birthday cards and posters to Hospice patients or by making cookies and treats for the patients on holidays.

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