Use what you have learned in the classroom to help improve the quality of life for hospice patients. Utilize free time to be compassionate and genuine in order to reduce terminally ill patients’ loneliness and isolation. Please help us keep our patients happy and comfortable as they reach the end of their life due to a variety of health conditions including: cancer, Alzheimer’s, etc.
How can you benefit by being a volunteer?Build your resume: Volunteer experience shows proof of motivation, commitment, initiative, dependability, and flexibilityDevelop interpersonal skillsIncrease meaning and purpose in your lifeExperience significant opportunities for growth and development
Responsibilities of Companion volunteers:Contribute to our patients' quality of lifeAttend to Patients' NeedsCommunicate with Nurses by keeping them Up to Date about each Patient visitedMaintain Patients' ConfidentialityTravel and Visit patients in facilities in an area near youRead to them, give hand massage, assist in life review or memory building
We offer you:FREE TB test and MMR TiterExtremely flexible assignments (anytime you can give is greatly appreciated)Convenient Orientation and FREE training and that fits your scheduleReceive Internship Credit (if applicable-unpaid)