Opportunity Details

Health & Wellness
People with Health-based Concerns

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Lennox Hospice Volunteer | In Home

Reports to:  Volunteer Coordinator or designated person

Objectives:

    To provide support to a patient who has a life-threatening or terminal condition and their family.
    To assist the health care team to provide optimum quality of life to the patient who is dying and their family.
    To support other Hospice Care volunteers and staff.

Responsibilities:  Not fully exhaustive

    Provide companionship and support to the patient and family
    Provide transportation to appointments, shopping, etc.
    Provide simple comfort measures for a patient
    Preparing light meals or carrying out light household tasks
    Maintaining confidentiality
    Observing and reporting changes in the patient’s condition to volunteer coordinator or designated contact person
    Writing letters, or reading to the patient
    Maintaining records of visits – day – time -  travel
    Attend Volunteer training program and facility orientation programs
    Attending regular volunteer meetings
    Advising volunteer coordinator of sick leave or vacation
    Using telephone support when needed

Requirements:

    Completed application
    Completed background check
    Completed Volunteer training
    Photo ID
    Proof of vehicle insurance 

To volunteer, Express Interest below. For more information, call (605) 312-5511. 
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Volunteers needed through 2/14/2022

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