"Volunteers: the Heart of Hospice"
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Seeking compassionate, conscientious individuals to provide support to patients and their families who are in the last months of their lives.
Good listeners and good conversationalists needed. Also seeking special services such as hairdressers, massage therapists, acupuncturists, musicians, Spanish & Navajo speakers. Administrative, clerical, special events volunteers also welcome. Pet/animal lovers also needed for assistance in feeding and walking patient's pets. (Volunteers also needed in our Santa Fe/Las Vegas, NM areas.)
We need your skills! OR, just someone to hold a hand....retiress, medical students, nursing students, journalists/writers (opportunities for writing patient's memoirs or oral histories), music lovers, crafts, card players....all types, ages of people needed for this especially rewarding volunteer position.
Training and support provided.
Committment: 1-2 hrs. per week
Qualifications: Compassion, heart, empathy, creative, flexible. Must pass background test, TB test and fingerprinting. (Testing done at company's expense)
Must have own transportation.
Must be 18 years or older.
Contact Volunteer Coordinators Patsy, Jennifer or Amaya for your interview. ****Please send a phone number or your email address so that we can contact you more directly and quickly.****
THIS IS A POSITION WITH MANY REWARDS FOR VERY SPECIAL PEOPLE!