The Elizabeth Hospice Seeking Hospice Volunteers Throughout San Diego County
Hospice Volunteer Training Scheduled for Saturdays in February 2016
The Elizabeth Hospice will host its next volunteer training on Saturdays, February 13, 20, 27, 2016 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 and participants must attend all three days.
Support our nonprofit mission in caring for seriously ill adults and children in our community as an Elizabeth Hospice volunteer. Bilingual (Spanish) speaking volunteers and veterans are needed, along with licensed massage therapists and people who can sew for our Cuddle Bear program. Other needs include volunteers who can assist with complementary therapies such as pet therapy, aromatherapy, music support and Reiki. Volunteer opportunities exist throughout San Diego County and the Inland Empire and volunteers can choose to serve in the surrounding area where they reside.
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.
To ensure a place in the volunteer training, please contact the Volunteer Department at (800) 797-2050 by February 8. Another volunteer training will also be offered in May 2016.
About The Elizabeth Hospice
The Elizabeth Hospice (http://elizabethhospice.org) is the oldest and largest nonprofit hospice provider of medical, emotional and spiritual support to the seriously ill and their families in San Diego County. Since 1978, The Elizabeth Hospice has touched the lives of more than 90,000 patients and families in the communities we serve, regardless of their ability to pay. Through its Center for Compassionate Care, comprehensive counseling and grief support services are available for all ages to the community-at-large, regardless of the type of illness or death experienced. To learn more, call (800) 797-2050 or visit our website at www.elizabethhospice.org
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- Contact Information
- Lisa Marcolongo
- Public Relations
- The Elizabeth Hospice
- (1) (800) 797-2050
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