Emergency Department Patient-Family Companion

Published

05/07/2018

Start Date

05/07/2018

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

Rochester General Hospital
1425 Portland Ave.
Rochester
New York
14621
United States

Description

Volunteers in the Adult Emergency Department

  • Check in on patients to offer smiles, a listening ear, encouragement, blankets, and pillows
  • Answer call lights to determine the patient's need (over 50% of the time the patient's needs are non-medical and can be met by the volunteer)
  • Check in on family members and other loved ones with the patient. Offer food and drink, information, updates, etc.

Shifts available: 10am-2pm, 2-6pm and 5-9pm


Must be at least 18 years of age for this volunteer assignment.


Benefits of Volunteering:

  • Free Parking
  • $4.00 meal discount per 4-hour shift
  • Free membership for Rochester Regional Wellness Center
  • Joining 600+ other volunteers in our work and mission
  • Making a positive difference in the lives of others
  • Being active, staying busy - volunteering has proven health benefits
  • Making new friends, networking with and meeting new people

Benefits

  • Training Provided

How To Apply

douglas.dellapietra@rochesterregional.org
http://www.rochesterregional.org/makeadifference

To apply and/or express interest: please go to rochesterregional.org/makeadifference and complete an online "Adult Application." The Volunteer Office will follow up with a confirmation email within two (2) business days.

For any questions, please feel free to call us at 585.922.3725 or 585.922.4328 or email us at douglas.dellapietra@rochesterregional.org


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