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Hospice Volunteer

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Sequoia Hospice
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Milpitas, CA
New
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Published 1 month ago

Sequoia Hospice is looking for compassionate individuals who can provide comfort and support to patients with a life-limiting illness. This position is perfect for those who have a passion for serving their community, need volunteer hours, and have a background in clerical work.

At this time, we are currently looking for office help and will provide any Personal Protective Equipment needed. Visiting with patients is limited at this time. Your role as a Hospice Volunteer will include;

  • Provide relief for caregivers and supportive social interaction for patients.
  • Assist in light chores such as laundry, take kitchen garbage out.....
  • Assist the patient through Life Review
  • Provide the patient with pet therapy
  • Assist in bereavement support
  • Clerical work, filing, answering phones, word processing.........
  • Prepare and mail newsletters, thank you notes, sympathy cards, and other literature.
  • Create blankets, quilts, scarves, mittens, pictures, cards, music CD's, ect.

Interviews will be conducted both remotely and in person.

Note:

All volunteers will require a criminal background check with OIG. This is required for those who have direct patient contact or access to patient records. Criminal background checks must be obtained in accordance with State requirements for hospice volunteers.

In addition, volunteers will need to undergo drug testing, be in possession of a driver's license, car insurance, and will need a current TB test.

Shift availability is flexible, weekday or weekends.

Volunteers must be 16 years or older to work in the office and 18 years or older to work with patients.

Sequoia Hospice is looking for compassionate individuals who can provide comfort and support to patients with a life-limiting illness. This position is perfect for those who have a passion for serving their community, need volunteer…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekends
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

On-site

Sequoia Hospice

830 Hillview Ct, Milpitas, CA 95035, USA
Suite 180

How to Apply

Applicant's can either email volunteer coordinator at demetria.walsh@sequoiahhh.com or contact Sequoia Hospice 510-460-1102. Further information and an application can be sent via email.

Applicant's can either email volunteer coordinator at demetria.walsh@sequoiahhh.com or contact Sequoia Hospice 510-460-1102. Further information and an application can be…

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