The Elizabeth Hospice Offers Summer Volunteer Training
The Elizabeth Hospice will host a three-day volunteer training for individuals interested in becoming a hospice volunteer August 19, 20, 21, 2014 from 8:30am to 3:00pm at The Elizabeth Hospice administrative building located at 500 La Terraza Blvd, Suite 130, Escondido. Volunteer training is free and open to the public. Volunteers that can assist with complementary therapies such as pet therapy, aromatherapy, music therapy, Reiki, as well as, licensed massage therapists are greatly needed. Spanish speaking volunteers and veterans are also needed. The Elizabeth Hospice serves San Diego and South Riverside Counties.
Professional staff at The Elizabeth Hospice teach the comprehensive training classes, addressing issues such as the volunteer role in hospice care, working with non-verbal patients, cultural diversity, complementary therapies, and active listening. Graduates of this volunteer training will serve hospice patients and their family members that live in the graduate’s community.
To ensure a place in the volunteer training, please contact the Volunteer Department at (800) 797-2050 by August 13. Another training will be offered in the fall.
About The Elizabeth Hospice
The Elizabeth Hospice (http://elizabethhospice.org) has a 36-year tradition as the premier provider of medical, emotional and spiritual support to the seriously ill and their families. Since opening its doors in 1978, The Elizabeth Hospice has provided services to more than 85,000 patients and families in San Diego County, regardless of their ability to pay. In addition, the Center for Compassionate Care at The Elizabeth Hospice provides comprehensive counseling and grief support services in the community. To learn more, call (760) 737-2050 or visit the company website at www.elizabethhospice.org, and join their online communities on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and its Caregivers’ Blog.
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- The Elizabeth Hospice
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