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VNA of Care New England Calling For Hospice Volunteers

The VNA of Care New England is looking for hospice volunteers who will help make a world of difference, brightening the lives of our patients and their families each and every day. There are many volunteer opportunities available for direct patient support and clerical assistance to the hospice volunteer program.

Opportunities include:

- Companionship and supportive listening for hospice patients
- Respite for caregivers (giving the caregiver a brief break while volunteer
remains physically present with the patient)  
- Meal preparation
- Errands
- Transportation
- Spiritual support
- Bereavement support
- Vigil/Serenity Sitter (remaining present with the patient toward their final
moments of life)
- Hobbies (knitting, sewing, scrapbooking, playing music, playing cards, chess,
checkers, etc.)
- Telephone contact with patients and caregivers
- Administrative office support for volunteer program

VNA of Care New England volunteers have the opportunity to help others, meet new people, gain new skills or keep old ones alive. For more information, please contact VNA of Care New England Hospice Volunteer Coordinator, Kiel Mitchell at 401.737.6050, or at kwmitchell@vnacarenewengland.org

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