About the Role
Do you have free time and are looking for a meaningful way to spend that time? As a volunteer with By YourDo you have free time and are looking for a meaningful way to spend that time? As a volunteer with By Your Side Hospice Care, you can spend that free time with hospice patients to help bring them happiness in their difficult time.
We train and screen all volunteers as they become an essential member of the hospice team and no prior experience is required. A hospice volunteer can gain great personal satisfaction by knowing they are making an impact in another person's life and by contributing to your community in a compassionate and caring way.
Volunteers can dedicate as much time as they'd like and can choose the type of task appropriate for them.
Examples of volunteer tasks
Visit with the patient's in their home (home, nursing home, assisted living, etc)
Listening, comforting, and being a supporting presence to patients
Engaging in patient's hobbies (playing games, discussing events, etc)
Encouraging the patient to tell their story and writing down memories for patients and their families
Relaying patient and family needs to the hospice team
Run errands or complete light housekeeping
Take the patient outside or for a walk
Providing time for the caregiver to take a break for themselves
Mailings and photocopying
Answering phone calls
Assisting the bereavement program
Assisting with support services and/or community donations
Volunteers are donating their time and resources and as such are not compensated.
18 of older
Valid drivers license and auto insurance
Passionate in helping others
About the Company
By Your Side Hospice Care is focused on exceptional care and being "By-The-Side" of our patients, their families, our facility partners, our staff, and the community. This is what drives us every day.