Do You Dream of Helping Others?
Volunteer for Grand View's No One Dies Alone Program
Have you ever dreamed of helping others, but aren't sure what you can do? If you have, consider volunteering for Grand View's No One Dies Alone program. Through this initiative, dying patients receive companionship during their last days and moments. With this program, you can make a real difference to a patient in an important time of their life.
What is the No One Dies Alone Program?
Volunteers in this program provide a comforting presence to dying patients who do not have family living locally or who have outlived family and friends.
What Would I Do As a No One Dies Alone Volunteer?
As a volunteer, you will spend two hours with a patient - reading to them, playing music, or just holding their hand.
What Skills are Required to be a No One Dies Alone Volunteer?
Volunteers will need to draw on the human gifts of being a peaceful presence and a compassionate companion to the dying in a busy, high-tech hospital setting.
How Often Will I Volunteer?
Volunteers are being requested for two-hour shifts between 11 pm - 7 am. You will determine the days and times (two-hour shifts) you can commit to sitting with a patient at Grand View Hospital.
Is Training Provided?
Yes, training is provided by a Grand View nurse coordinator, volunteer services manager, and hospital chaplain.
YES, I Am Interested in Volunteering for the No One Dies Alone Program
If you are interested in volunteering for this unique and special program, please call the Grand View Volunteer Services Department at 215-453-4606. You may also complete a No One Dies Alone Information Request Form. Simply complete the online form and a representative from Volunteer Services will contact you.
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