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Oct. 9, 2013, 5-9pm; Nov. 7, noon-5pm; Nov. 9, 9am-3pm; Nov. 14, noon-5pm; Nov. 21, noon-5pm; Nov. 23, 9am-3pm
Providence Hospice of Seattle is seeking patient care volunteers to offer essential practical and emotional support to hospice patients and their loved ones in King County.
Patient care volunteers, who are required to go through extensive training, may provide respite for caregivers, companionship for patients, transportation to appointments, or assistance with errands, household tasks, meal preparation, and yard work. Patient care volunteers must complete the core training and patient care volunteer training offered by Providence Hospice of Seattle. The next Core Training session, which is required before a volunteer may attend Patient Care Training, begins on Oct. 9, 2013. The training will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. at Providence Hospice of Seattle, 425 Pontius Ave. N., Suite 300, Seattle.
Once volunteers complete the initial Core Training session, they are required to attend five meetings.
The November training sessions are:
Nov. 7, noon to 5 p.m.
Nov. 9, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Nov. 14, noon to 5 p.m.
Nov. 21, noon to 5 p.m.
Nov. 23, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Anyone interested in volunteering with Providence Hospice of Seattle must submit a volunteer application by e-mail or regular mail. Once the application is received, a representative from Providence Hospice of Seattle will schedule an orientation interview. Volunteer applications can be found online at http://washington.providence.org/in-home-services/hospice-of-seattle/donate-and-volunteer/volunteer and should be e-mailed to HOSvolunteerservices@providence.org. Individuals may also request an application by calling 206-320-4000 or 888-782-4445. It can also be mailed to Providence Hospice of Seattle, Attn: Volunteer Services Coordinator, 425 Pontius Avenue North, Suite 300, Seattle, WA 98109
Volunteers must be 21 years or older. In addition, volunteers who are interested in working directly with patients and their families must not have had a personal loss within the last 12 months.
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