Times of day
A few hours per week
Long-Term (6 months-1 year)
Caregiver Coaches provide emotional support and practical assistance that family caregivers need to meet the necessities of daily life while their loved one is hospitalized or in treatment.-Greet and welcome caregivers at the Montefiore Medical Center Caregiver Support Centers. Listen and provde emotional support.
-Provide information and assistance regarding resources, care, and available services. Assist caregiver in navigating hospital, services provided and location.
-Responsible for maintaining a warm and friendly environment in the Caregiver Support Center.
-Make caregiver rounds in surgical waiting rooms, critical care and medical floors. Escort caregiver to the Caregiver Support Center.
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, outstanding communication skills-speaking and listening; mature, positive, service-oriented individuals with compassion for patients and families; must be a motivator as well as work well as a team member and independently; volunteer a minimum 4 hour shift during business hours on a weekly basis; a former caregiver to a family member, friend, or colleague dealing with chronic or terminal illness and other health issues preferable.
*Positions available in the Bronx at Montefiore Moses, Montefiore Einstein & Montefiore Wakefield*
Mornings and Afternoons
- Training Provided