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Opportunity:

Volunteer Patient Caregiver

Description

The Wings Home is seeking big hearted caregivers to provide direct care for our patients at end of life.  The Wings Home is a non-profit, that provides free services for Wings of Hope Hospice patients.  Up to four patients can be at there at a time.  Caregivers greet new patients and their loved ones, help them to settle in comfortably, cook meals, give medications, assist with dressing, toileting, wash laundry, sanitize surfaces, and clean the home.  Most importantly, caregivers listen, encourage, and provide patient centered support.  There are three day shifts, 7am-12pm, 12-5pm, and 5-10pm.  A background check  and training is required. Volunteers work on a team with staff. 

Opportunity Type
Individual
Date
Starting:Friday, Mar 18, 2022
Class
General
Sub-Class
General
Minimum age required
18
Minimum Age with Supervision required
18
Volunteer Should Provide
Dependable, thoughtful care. Wear clean comfortable clothes and shoes with good grip.
Agency Will Provide
Training, supervision, equipment and supplies to care to patients.
Requested
1 - 15
Referred / Assigned
0
Skills
Companion/Visiting
Locations
Allegan County
Populations
AdultsMinoritiesSeniors
Interests
AgingHealth
Training
Agency Seminars
Time
Week Day AfternoonsWeek Day EveningsWeek Day MorningsWeek Day NightsWeekend AfternoonsWeekend EveningsWeekend MorningsWeekend Nights