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About Caring Hospice Connecticut

Caring Hospice provides hospice services to patients residing in private homes, nursing homes, assisted living facilities in Fairfield County and Milford, CT.

Duties

We have many volunteer opportunities to choose from including, but not limited to: • Patient Companion - Visit the patients wherever they call home. Read a book, listen to music, watch TV/movies, talk about current events, or just sit and hold their hand. • Complementary Therapy - Pet Therapy, Music Therapy, and Art Therapy. • Share A Talent - Perform for the patients by singing, dancing, doing magic tricks, etc. • Administrative Support - Assist our staff in the Stamford office with filing, copying, shredding, etc. • Marketing Support - Assist our marketers with assembling care packages and gift bags. • Crafting - Make various items from the comfort of your own home to be delivered (by us) to the patients. Make blankets, memory pillows, stuffed animals, greeting cards, scrapbooks, fidget mats/blankets, and more. • Bereavement Support - Send letters and condolence cards to the grieving family members of our recently lost patients. • Phone Calls - Call the family members to check-in and see if they need any supplies or support.

Qualifications

Previous volunteer experience is a plus but not required. Looking for compassionate people who want to provide companionship or share their skills with those who are in most need.

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Equal Opportunity Employment

The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:

The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.

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