Your smile can cheer up someone’s entire day. Your time can significantly improve their quality of life. Your help with every day tasks can make the difference between frustration and fulfillment. Every day healthcare volunteers help their neighbors and are rewarded with the appreciation of those they serve.
What Does a Volunteer Do:
Harmony volunteers bring their own special warmth and unique personalities to home health and hospice patients and their families. Volunteers support the services already provided by nurses, aides, and family members.
They offer comfort and companionship.
• Volunteers in Direct Service To be a caring, supportive, and empathetic individual, providing help for the patient, family, or other primary caregiver. Services may include: – Household tasks – Meal preparation – Reading – Playing games – Companionship – Childcare – Yard work – Support – Providing a listening ear – Transportation – Shopping & running errands – Emotional support • Volunteers in Administration A wide variety of office support and administrative support projects are available. • Volunteers in
Community Education Volunteers help to familiarize the public with Hospice and Home Health services, dispel misconceptions, and inform the community about the special needs of the home bound and terminally ill. • Professional “Talent Pool”/Consultant Volunteers Consulting volunteers include professionals in all walks of life, including: Attorneys, accountants, public relation specialists, pharmacists, spiritual advisors, community clergy, fund raisers, and investment specialist.