Mercy Memorial Hospice seeks volunteers
March 2, 2015 – Monroe, Mich. – Mercy Memorial Hospice seeks volunteers to serve patients in nursing homes and in patient homes. If you would like to make a difference and gain satisfaction of helping someone in their time of need, consider becoming a Mercy Memorial Hospice volunteer.
The next volunteer training session is coming up quickly. The volunteer training session will help you gain the necessary skills to be the best companion and/or caregiver.
The three-day training session is going to be held Tuesday, March 24 from 1 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 25 from 9 a.m. to noon and Thursday, March 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Volunteers are needed for veteran military pinning ceremonies, deliveries/errands, office help, companionship visits in nursing homes and respite/companionship visits to patients in their homes. Respite allows the caregiver some time to go out for a few hours while a volunteer provides care and company for their loved one.
Mercy Memorial Hospice offers a 12-hour training program, so volunteers will be well prepared to engage patients and family with compassionate listening and services. All training takes place at 1070 North Monroe Street, Suite B in Monroe. The next training session is
If you are ready to make a difference through volunteering or would like to discuss other involvement with hospice, please contact our volunteer coordinator. For questions regarding volunteering and information on training sessions, please call (734) 240-8946.