Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice

October 24, 2019 12:31 PM | Anonymous

MURA members seeking an opportunity to lend their knowledge and skills to helping patient-clients, and their families, who are living with life threatening illnesses, are invited to consider volunteering with the Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice. The goal of the hospice is to provide excellence in care, whether that be at home, in hospital, in a long-term care facility or in the Dr. Bob Kemp residential hospice. Hospice is about celebrating life and quality of living. All services offered through the hospice are provided at no cost to the clients or their families.

The Bob Kemp Hospice is always looking for volunteers to share their time and talents. Volunteers are asked for a minimum commitment of 15 hours per month for at least one year. Programs needing volunteers are:

  • Day Hospice Program/Pediatric Day Wellness: Participants spend their day involved in many activities with lunch provided,
  • Visiting Volunteer: Volunteers offer emotional and respite (non-medical) support to a person/family living in the community,
  • Residential Hospice: Volunteer visits with a resident in the hospice.
  • Help is also needed for Kitchen, Housekeeping/ Maintenance, Special Events, Office/Administrative Support, and Board Membership.
The Hospice is now setting up training sessions in February and March 2020. For more information and volunteer applications go to the Volunteer page of the Kemp Hospice website. Or contact Karen Nowicki, Volunteer Administrative Assistant, 905-387-2448, Ext. 2208.

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