James River Hospice is in need of caring, compassionate volunteers to provide basic companionship for our patients and respite care for their families.
-sit with patients while their families and / or caregivers run errands or need a break (perform light housekeeping, meal prep, etc.)
-Assist patients and their families with basic errands
We are asking for a commitment of 1-4 hours weekly based on patient / family need. Companionship visits last roughly an hour. Visits for caregiver relief can last up to 4 hours to allow for doctor appointments, shopping, resting, etc.
All volunteers will be required to completed a background check / drug screen and to attend an orientation detailing the policies and proceduares of hospice care, as well as their specific duties and roles.
*Please Note: James River Home Health and Hospice Inc. is a for-profit hospice agency. Volunteer engagement is a requirement of Medicare Hospice Conditions of Participateion 418.89*