Spiritual Care - Spiritual Care Visitor

 

VOLUNTEER – Spiritual Care Visitor

 

Commitment6 months

TimeAs required

Length of Program: Ongoing

Supervisor: Spiritual Care Coordinator,
                     Chaplain

Job Summary:

Provide friendly, consistent spiritual support, guidance and companionship to residents. This position offers the opportunity to form a close relationship with a senior or disabled younger adult.

Position Benefits & Requirements

Responsibilities:

·     Establish rapport with residents.

·     Suggested activities may include reading, prayer, games, walking, programming

·     Listen to and provide support to residents.

·     Report activities, resident participation and concerns to the Spiritual Care Coordinator/Chaplain.

·     Promote a sense of well being and contribute to the morale of the resident.

 

Exhibit CapitalCare’s values at all times.

 

Training:

Attend Volunteer Orientation.  Specific training will be provided by the Spiritual Care Department.  Other training and in-services may be available.

 

Competencies:

·       Have an interest in serving people.

·       Accept direction and supervision.

·       Be dependable and committed.

·       Be friendly and trustworthy.

·       Able to communicate effectively with residents and staff.

·       Be mature and motivated.

·       Be respectful of others’ views and faith.

 

Screening:

·       Have a clear Police Information Check.

·       Complete a TB screening questionnaire.

·       Provide 2 references, including a letter from the spiritual community.

 

Rewards:

Satisfaction of knowing you have made a difference in a resident’s life. Parking passes and refreshment vouchers available.

 

Qualifications Required

  • Volunteer Security Screening Must be at least Completed