• Agrace Hospice Home Care Volunteer

    Job Description
    Agrace is a nonprofit health care agency that provides supportive care to patients and their families through the stages of a chronic, serious or life-limiting illness. We depend on the time and talents specially trained volunteers, who assist our patients, families and staff in a variety of ways. This is a great opportunity to provide support to Agrace HospiceCare patients and their caregivers. Home Care Volunteers visit with patients residing in their homes or long-term care facilities in the community. Duties may include providing respite for care givers, companionship for patients or transporting patients to appointments. Volunteers may also assist by doing light housework or meal preparation, if requested. Visits can range from 30 minutes to 4 hours depending on patient needs and can be anywhere in our service area you are willing to travel.

    The requirements for this volunteer position include the following: Complete the volunteer application process and training sessions. Volunteers will complete a 12-hour training course, which is provided by Agrace to prepare you for your volunteer role. Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and will be required to complete a 2-step TB test and yearly TB screening. Most roles require a commitment of 50 volunteer hours within the first year of service. Volunteers typically volunteer 2-4 hours either weekly or every other week.
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