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BRING A SMILE TO SOMEONE’S DAY.

BE A HOSPICE VOLUNTEER TODAY!

 

Hospice volunteers understand the importance of companionship and support. Some have had experience with hospice themselves and want to help other families. Others are simply caring people dedicated to support those in need. They all see their volunteer experience as an opportunity to give back to the community.

What is hospice?
Vinney Hospice of Montefiore focuses on the essentials of life – comfort, dignity and love. By tending to the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of our patients and their families, we offer a full range of support when it matters most.

Who gets involved?
Our volunteers understand that importance of hospice care. Some have had experience with hospice themselves and want to help other families. Others are simply caring people dedicated to supporting those in need. They all see their volunteer experience as an opportunity to give back to the community

Vinney Hospice of Montefiore has earned a reputation for excellence and our volunteers are central o that superb care.

Hospice volunteers are eager to use their time and talents to assist hospice staff, patients and families.

Compassion, commitment and caring are the hallmarks of a hospice volunteer.

What training is involved?
We help volunteers understand hospice philosophy and the physical, psychological, social and spiritual aspects of end-of-life care. Special training is provided by our professional staff. Ongoing workshops to support, educated and encourage hospice volunteers are offered throughout the year.

How do I become a hospice volunteer?
Call the hospice volunteer coordinator at 216.910.2794 and see how you can make a difference. Join our caring team of hospice volunteers and bring a smile to someone’s face.

Vinney Hospice Montefiore – Volunteer Opportunities!

Companionship and support are provided to hospice patients wherever they reside – either at Montefiore, in their own home or in another healthcare facility.

Volunteer opportunities are varied and flexible depending upon the volunteer’s availability and the needs of the patients and loved ones.

Here are some ways you can get involved:

  • General office assistance
  • Running errands and special projects
  • Companionship visits
  • Caregiver respite
  • Meal and snack preparation
  • Reading
  • Legacy journals
  • Vigil volunteers

We welcome other creative ways to use your talents and interests. Let us know what you would like to do.

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Acts of kindness are never wasted
they always make a difference.
Kindness most often blesses the receiver
and always blesses the giver.

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“Knowing that hospice volunteers and the whole hospice team were there to look after my father while I was away was very reassuring and comforting. I couldn’t have done it without them.”

—- Allen, son of a hospice patient

“I look forward to continuing my volunteer efforts and comforting the lives of patients I work with. Through volunteering with Vinney Hospice of Montefiore, I have learned to appreciate the time I’ve spent with patients and their families.”

—- Rita, hospice volunteer

The hospice volunteer program is made possible by The Applebaum-Kahn Foundation Fund and the Evelyn Lubin Brower and Julius Brower Eleventh Hour Hospice Volunteer and Private Care Support Fund of The Montefiore Foundation.

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