Clerical and Special Event duties could include: filing, word datingonline processing, planning, telephone calls, assembling admit packets, or helping at the special event. Minimal training is required.
This program offers an opportunity for our volunteers to do “on call” work. Volunteers must go through the Charlotte Fight Cancer volunteer orientation as well as our hospice volunteer training. Following the trainings, the volunteer is placed on a list and may be called to sit at the bedside of a chronically or terminally ill patient when there are no families or friends available. Its purpose is to bring comfort and compassion to those in the last 48 to 72 hours of life. Active patient care volunteers are eligible to be part of this program in addition to their regular assignments.
“Flowers of Love” Delivery Program
We work with several flower companies to provide and deliver flowers to our patients and families. Flowers are picked up at location on Saturday morning and are usually delivered later in the same day. This type of https://argumentessay.com/ community outreach is always very welcomed. Sometimes a quick visit is made to a patient can make a world of a difference.
Direct Patient Home Care
Volunteers are assigned to a patient and their caregivers (love one) to provide support and assistance, as would a friendly neighbor or helpful family member. These are usually hospice patients but occasionally it is a home health patient. Some patients reside at home while others may require a visit in one of the many residential facilities for seniors within our community.
The volunteers help the client to decide what day and time to shop. This makes it a perfect volunteer job for someone with a busy schedule or who is limited in their time. Each shopping trip averages one to two hours.
Volunteers work very closely with their client to schedule shopping, prepare grocery lists, and help put groceries away. Shopping volunteers shop for client. We never transport clients to a store.
Requirements: Your own transportation is required. If you are driving, you must have a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance. Moderate lifting is required to carry groceries. Criminal and background checks are required for adults 18 years and older.