Neighbourhood Network

Volunteer Opportunity Listing

P Short Term
Mar 6
Dec 31

In-Home Visiting Volunteers for Doane House Hospice

Organization:
Doane House Hospice

Description

Compassionate individuals are needed as a key part of the health care team, to provide companionship, practical assistance and caregiver relief to persons who are living with a life threatening illness. To provide non-medical, short term respite care in the homes of the clients. Volunteers should be interested in helping others and sensitive to the special needs of dying clients and their families, and have the ability to listen, support and validate others in a non-judgmental, caring way. Training is required.

Times vary and are arranged to suit both client and volunteer needs. Volunteers are needed particularly during weekday daytime hours Monday through Sunday.

If interested, kindly contact:
Ann Boden, Coordinator of Volunteers
Phone: 905-967-0259;
Email: [email protected]

Use the contact info below to volunteer for this opportunity!

Please Note

28 years of Hope and Healing as a community hospice Doane House Hospice (DHH) has been serving the communities of North Aurora, Newmarket, Bradford and East Gwillimbury. Our volunteers are the cornerstone of the organisation and we appreciate every one of them. DHH is a community hospice, we are a volunteer based charity that provides free services and programs for those coping with life-threatening illnesses, to care givers looking after a loved one, and those who are bereaved. These services can include: Wellness classes, In-Home visiting, the Oasis Day Program, Complimentary Therapies, Caregiver Support Groups, Art Therapy for children & adults and Bereavement Support. www.doanehospice.org. In the fall of 2017 we welcome the Margaret Bahen Residential Hospice, with the two hospices partnering we will now offer continuum of care for the community.

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