Give a Little Receive a Lot! New Hospice Homecare Volunteer Opportunity

 

Volunteers are needed to enhance the quality of life for VNA Community Healthcare’s Hospice patients and their families.  The nonprofit home healthcare agency is seeking volunteers in: Complementary Therapies (Massage, Reiki, Reflexology, Pet Therapy, Activities at Bedside- art, music and trivia), Patient/Caregiver Companions (companionship, errands, light housekeeping, respite), Administrative Support, Bereavement Support, Spiritual Support and Pet Companions (dog walking, pet feeding and clean up.)

VNA Community Healthcare’s Hospice program is new and we are in the process of becoming Medicare Hospice Certified.  This process takes several months, but we are building our volunteer team now.    

As a volunteer with the new Hospice Homecare Program of VNA Community Healthcare, you will be among the first to make history with us as we care for our first patients. You will receive free, mandatory Hospice training, the support of a team and unlimited appreciation and gratitude. 

If you are a compassionate individual who is a good listener and interested in knowing more about a rewarding experience that will change your life and that of another, contact Jo Ann Begley at 203.458.5950 or [email protected].

Volunteer Requirements: 
Compassionate individuals; good listeners who consider it an honor to to help those at end of life, live to the fullest by helping with various non medical tasks or by sharing your talents and presence. Phone screening, interview, background checks and drug screenings and mandatory 6 hour minimum of training is required. Must be 18 years of age or older.
Opportunity Location: 
VNA Community Healthcare
753 Boston Post Rd
06437 Guilford , CT
Created: July 13, 2016 - 12:58pm
-- Updated: July 13, 2016 - 12:58pm