Volunteer Posting 1584

Compassionate Caregiver
Home Hospice Association
flexible / as needed
closes in 12 days (Mon, 29 Apr)
Wanted! Volunteer Compassionate Caregivers Required! Help to grow the mission and vision of Home Hospice Association in your community by becoming a Compassionate Companion trained and equipped to provide peer-based end of life support to those facing death and their loved ones including their pets. Together we can provide compassionate end-of-life care to friends, family, neighbours, co-workers and those with no family or support system at all. Complete the Volunteer Application on this link https://www.homehospiceassociation.com/volunteer  Just as it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a community of caregivers and service providers to care for those who are facing death, as well as the people who love them. Thank you for becoming part of our village.)
Goals of the Compassionate Caregiver Program in a community: 
Ensure the work done by HHA is recognized as a valuable community resource 
Conduct successful fundraising and public awareness events that educate and support the financial needs of clients and Agency Partners 
Have the human resources in place to meet the current and future needs of clients (HHA and partnering agency clients) 
Work collaboratively to establish and grow community partnerships  
The role of the Compassionate Caregiver: 
Care for current and future clients of HHA and partner agencies in the Chapter community 
Educate and inform about the resources and support available through HHA and its agency partners  
Compassionate Caregiver Responsibilities/duties 
Client Care: 
Respond to Indication of Interest emails (alert emails sent to volunteers in order to assess available resources for a new client’s needs) in a timely fashion 
Sign up for client caregiving duties (which may come directly from the HHA Chapter Community or through an agency partner) 
Carry out your assigned duties, including maintaining records of care provided – remember, you have made a commitment to help the client – they are relying on you to help them! 
Community Engagement ~ participate in one or more of the following: 
Join a working team to plan and facilitate Community outreach projects such as: 
Education events to normalize death ie: Death Cafes 
Fundraising events and activities ie: PAWcasso’s Studio  
Participate in Chapter events such as The Moonlit Memory Walk  
Assist with or participate in public awareness activities ie: social media, networking and Agency partner events  
HHA’s Compassionate Caregiving online training (independent study) 
+Virtual Pre and Post training interviews 
Community engagement activities will be discussed at the post training interview 
Acknowledge and accept HHA’s Code of Conduct and Confidentiality agreement  
Provide a Vulnerable Sector Clearance Police Check 
Adhere to the volunteer policies of an Agency Partner when assigned caregiving duties for their client

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