Hospice Compassus
Great Opportunity for Healthcare Students!
Company: Hospice Compassus
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Location: McClellan Street, Norwood, NJ, 07648
Project Details

Description

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 flexibility
  • Develop interpersonal skills
  • Increase meaning and purpose in your life
  • Experience significant opportunities for growth and development

    Responsibilities of Companion volunteers:

  • Contribute to our patients' quality of life
  • Attend to Patients' Needs
  • Communicate with Nurses by keeping them Up to Date about each Patient visited
  • Maintain Patients' Confidentiality
  • Travel and Visit patients in facilities in an area near you
  • Read to them, give hand massage, assist in life review or memory building

    We offer you:

  • FREE TB test and MMR Titer
  • Extremely flexible assignments (anytime you can give is greatly appreciated)
  • Convenient Orientation and FREE training and that fits your schedule
  • Receive Internship Credit (if applicable-unpaid)
  • General requirements

    REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours per week
  • TB Testing, MMR Titers - Provided Free
  • Category
    Community
    Seniors
    Skills Area
    Healthcare
    Hospice Care