As a hospice volunteer, you will bring peace, comfort, and joy into the lives of those with terminal illness.
Are you a caring and compassionate individual? Do you want to give back to the community, do you enjoy spending time with others, and do have some free time on your hands?
Your talents, companionship, and time will enhance the quality of life for each hospice patient and their family members. You will make a difference!
Direct patient volunteering involves working with hospice patients and families directly. This could be light housekeeping, respite or even just listening.
An administrative volunteer provides valuable assistance with filing, mailing, special events and many other tasks.
To become a volunteer for Phoenician Hospice you must be at least 18 years old with a clean driving record. We provide volunteer training throughout the year. Please fill out and submit the form below and we will contact you as soon as possible.
Phoenician Hospice is in search for amazing Volunteers to join our team!
Create your own volunteer schedule: mornings, evenings, weekends, weekdays!
Job Description: To provide unpaid volunteer services to the hospice patients and their families. In private home, Care facilities and or Group Homes.
Completes the hospice volunteer training sessions and in-services.
Participates in hospice quality improvement programs. Submits documentation of volunteer activity in an accurate and timely manner.
Adheres to all company policies and procedures.
Communicates appropriate clinical information to the Volunteer Coordinator.
Provides spiritual and emotional support to patients and their families.
Maintains confidentiality of necessary information.
Reports all grievances or complaints made by patients or families to the appropriate persons.
Reports all allegations of patient abuse and/or misappropriation of patient’s property to Volunteer Coordinator.
Ensures that all services are provided with respect for patient rights.
Follows standard precautions and infection control procedures.
Reports all accidents and incidents observed to Volunteer Coordinator.
Thinks and acts calmly and logically to meet unusual occurrences of the job.
Communicates effectively with patients and families.
Fill out Volunteer Note and return to Volunteer Coordinator within 24 hours.
Offer privacy when necessary Provide appropriate touch (on hands)
Contact Volunteer Coordinator if patient visit changes.
Never give Legal or medical advise DNR means.
NEVER call 911. Call office immediately.
Never take patient off property.
Never lift or transfer patient.
Never assist patient in standing or walking.
Never accept money as a “gift".
Never attend to any ADL’s
We pride ourselves on excellent patient care, family culture environment, ever growing business and offering the best services to those in need throughout Maricopa County, including Phoenix, Scottsdale, Chandler, Mesa, & the Greater Metro Area.
Join the Phoenician Hospice Team and make a difference in the community, offering the best service Hospice and Outreach Care Program has to offer.