Hospice of the Sacred Heart

53 Glenmaura National Boulevard, Suite 120 Moosic, PA 18507



Ann Seechock, Volunteer Coordinator

The mission of the Hospice of the Sacred Heart is to affirm life during the final stages by providing high qualit, compassionate care to patients of all ages and their families who are facing terminal illness; to set the standard of hospice and palliative care in the area we serve; to promote excellence in pain and symptom management; to provide access to hospice care to the undeserved and underpriviledged by meeting their needs in a non-discriminatory manner; to use available resources efficiently and effectively; and to deliver the message of promoting and providing comfort and dignity at the end of life by educating the health care community and the community at large. PATIENT / FAMILY ASSISTANCE Volunteers may provide direct patient and family assistance. These services include, but are not limited to: - Sitting with patients - Making phone calls - Running errands for patients and/or caregivers - Handy man/woman: Volunteers are sometimes needed to build a wheelchair ramp, tend a garden, or repair a handrail for a patient *Volunteers interested in direct patient and family assistance are asked to complete a volunteer training course. NON-PATIENT ASSISTANCE Administrative Volunteers can help with data entry, creating forms, and preparing documents. Some knowledge of computers is helpful, but not necessary. Volunteers are also needed to answer phones, file documents, operate the copy and fax machines, prepare handout packets, and keep the office running smoothly. Valid clearance and a drug screen are necessary. This site is on/near the COLTS bus route. Training and orientation provided.

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