Compassionate Volunteers Needed in Downriver Area! Focus: Basic Needs

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Last updated on January 12, 2017

Touch A Life . . . Forever!

We are seeking volunteers to support our patients and families in the Downriver area as they face end of life challenges.

Quality of care is one of the cornerstones of our mission - a mission that could not be accomplished without the many 'helping hands' of our volunteers. Arbor Hospice has a dedicated volunteer force of over 300 caring individuals and we offer opportunities in just about every area you can imagine. Whether you can give four hours a month or four hours a day, we can use your help!

All of our volunteers receive extensive training in providing comfort and support to families facing end-of-life issues. Topics covered during volunteer training include hospice and palliative care, ways to improve communication, active listening, identifying and respecting cultural differences, spirituality, and grief and the healing process.

Without the contributions of each and every one of the volunteers, we would not be able to provide the level of care and comfort to our patients for which we are renown.

To become a Arbor Hospice volunteer, you will need to complete a mandatory 20 hour training program to prepare you for your new role. Additionally, the State of Michigan requires a two-phase criminal background check with includes fingerprinting for all individuals who work and/or volunteer in health care agencies such as hospices, hospitals, etc.

This opportunity is sponsored by: Arbor Hospice

Volunteers will work with the following groups
Adults (26-54)  Older Adults (55+)
Disabled / Ill
We need volunteers who are free at these times
Evenings  Weekends
Weekdays  Weekly
This volunteer opportunity is available to the following types of volunteers
Adults (26-54)  Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (55+)
This volunteer opportunity addresses the following social interests
Death and Dying  Health
We are looking for volunteers with the following skills
Caregiver  Companionship

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Contact Person:
Gerry Gold, Volunteer Coordinator, (734) 656-0031, (email)
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 2366 Oak Valley Dr
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
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 Exit 175 off I-94 to Ann-Arbor-Saline Rd - go south. West on Waters Rd. Take a right on Oak Valley Dr

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Web Site: http://www.arborhospice.org

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Last updated on January 12, 2017

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