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Hospice Volunteer-- Companionship & More

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Amedisys | Burlington, NC
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Amedisys


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Published 5 months ago

Time Commitment

A few hours per month

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


Time is valuable. And, at the end of life, every moment matters.

At Amedisys Hospice we empower our patients to live each day of their lives fully by offering comfort, dignity, and quality of life. Our patient-centered care aims to support patients through a multi-faceted approach: physically, mentally, and psychosocially.

There are many ways that you can use your time and talent to add beauty to the lives of patients in your community. Listed below are just a few examples of how volunteers become members of the hospice team:


Activities with Patient

  • Offering companionship
  • Playing games
  • Reading and/or helping write correspondence
  • Arts & Crafts: knitting, scrapbooking, card making, etc.
  • Providing support at time of death
  • Veteran to veteran visits

Emotional Support

  • Making weekly "tuck-in" calls
  • Make bereavement phone calls or visits
  • Participating in memorial services
  • Providing respite for caregivers
  • Attending funerals
  • Making spiritual prayer calls

Administrative Support

  • Assisting with office duties
  • Providing help with bereavement mailings
  • Attending local community service & health fairs
  • Creating Chart-a-Life posters


Volunteering opportunities are available every day of the week. Morning, Midday or evening, availability is determined by the volunteer.


No previous volunteer or hospice experience is needed. All training is provided at no cost. Contact us today!



Time is valuable. And, at the end of life, every moment matters.

At Amedisys Hospice we empower our patients to live each day of their lives fully by offering comfort, dignity, and quality of life. Our patient-centered care aims to support…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Training Provided
  • Groups Welcome
  • Families Welcome
  • International Volunteers Welcome

How to Apply

Please send an email with your contact information, your location, area(s) of interest, and time/date you are available to speak with the volunteer coordinator. You may include any questions or concerns that you have as well.

Please send an email with your contact information, your location, area(s) of interest, and time/date you are available to speak with the volunteer coordinator. You may include any…

Location

Amedisys Hospice

2975 Crouse Lane, Burlington, NC 27215

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