Bristol Hospice - Atlanta, LLC
Hospice Patient Companion VOLUNTEER Atlanta
Company: Bristol Hospice - Atlanta, LLC
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Location: 2849 Paces Ferry Road SE, Suite 380, Overlook 1 Building, Atlanta, GA, 30339
Project Details

Thank you for your interest in our volunteer program.

*Volunteers do not need any Medical Experience* We go where are patients are - Homes, Nursing Facilities, Assisted Living Centers, Memory Care Units. There is Travel involved.

Volunteers are an important part of the team and provide a valuable service to our patients. Our goal is to give our patients the opportunity to live until they die and as a volunteer you provide a vital role in giving our patients permission to live. To ensure all of our volunteers are equipped for the challenge of working with the terminally ill, we require all volunteers to:

  • Fill out and provide all required documentation (application)
  • Pass a background check - We pay
  • Pass a drug test - We pay
  • Pass a TB test - We pay
  • Provide current ID and Auto Insurance
  • Attend and complete orientation and training
  • Must be at least 16 years or older
  • BRISTOL PAYS FOR ALL TESTING COSTS.

  • Direct Patient Companionship
  • As the Volunteer Coordinator for Bristol Hospice it is my mission to provide our patients with a lasting legacy. As a Volunteer you can give our patients that chance to live by:

  • Support for the patient, listening walking, holding a hand, letter writing, reading taking pictures, encourage a life review, pet therapy, music therapy, light house keeping and assisting the family or caregiver if requested.
  • If this sounds like a challenge you are up for please contact me and lets talk!

    General requirements

    REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Commitment visits- 8 x per mo minimum 1 X mo
  • travel to patient location
  • Category
    Community
    Crisis Support
    Skills Area
    Hospice Care
    Aromatherapy
    Massage Therapy
    String Instrument
    Veteran Care