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Direct Care Volunteer

On-site, Volunteer must be in or near Flint, MI

Details

Schedule:Weekdays
Time Commitment:A few hours per month
Recurrence:Recurring

Description

The Direct Care Volunteer serves as an additional support to patients and families dealing with a terminal illness and end-of-life issues. Support is provided in a variety of ways, including the provision of companionship and socialization to patients, or offering respite to stressed caregivers. Direct Care Volunteers may also make tuck in calls to patients and families. All care provided by the Direct Care Volunteer is outlined in the Volunteer Care Plan. The Direct Care Volunteer must possess the ability to actively listen and communicate compassionately with patients, families, and caregivers at the end-of-life. He/she has the ability to work as a team with family members and hospice staff. He/she must have the ability to respect patient/family belief systems, emotional maturity and sensitivity. Must be dependable and have access to reliable transportation. He/ she must have an understanding of Hospice philosophy and goals.

The Direct Care Volunteer serves as an additional support to patients and families dealing with a terminal illness and end-of-life issues. Support is provided in a variety of ways, including the provision of companionship and…

Location

On-site

Gentiva Hospice - Flint

4458 Oak Bridge Dr, Flint, MI 48532, USA
Suite D

How to Apply

Please send an email with your name and street address. I will then mail you an application packet. I look forward to hearing from you.

Please send an email with your name and street address. I will then mail you an application packet. I look forward to hearing from you.

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