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Mission Statement

Amedisys Hospice of Metairie is looking for individuals who can volunteer for patients and their family members with life-limiting illnesses. You can volunteer as often or as little as your schedule permits. Free individual or group training is available. For additional information please contact Briane at 504-832-9363. We would love to have you as part of our volunteer team!

Description

Hospice provides physical, emotional and spiritual support for terminally ill patients and thier families. Volunteers are needed in the following areas: direct care- companionship, support at the time of death, reading or writing letters with patient, craft projects with patients/caregiver, feeding patient, and pet therapy. Indirect care: light gardening, deliver blankets, attend health fairs,and assisting at nursing facility. Bereavement: assist with letters, spiritual prayer calls, attending funerals, participation in memorial services,and companionship for bereaved.

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