Monday, 20 May 2019

Somebody needs you | Southern Idaho Community News – Twin Falls Times-News

Volunteers — Idaho Home Health and Hospice is looking for volunteers who are willing to donate their time, to bring compassion, support and dignity to loving patients and their families. Volunteers can choose to read, sit with patients or write letters and help with a patient’s legacy. Volunteers can assist with crafts, office tasks and support community events. Volunteers can provide bereavement and help to appreciate and celebrate veterans. Information: Diana Lerh, 208-734-4061 or [email protected].

Volunteers — Interlink Volunteer Caregivers is in need of volunteers, especially with Transportation Services in the eight-county Magic and Wood River Valley areas for medical appointments, treatments and pharmacy pick-up. Volunteers choose how much time to share. IVC reimburses mileage monthly. Information: Edie, 208-733-6333, or [email protected].

Volunteers — Encompass Hospice’s work can be supported by volunteers in many ways. Patients need compassionate volunteers to provide companionship, caregiver respite, light housekeeping, shopping or yard work. Veterans are needed to make a connection of shared experiences that only a Veteran to Veteran can share. Information: Cindy, 208-733-8600 or [email protected].

Volunteers — Horizon Home Health and Hospice is looking for volunteers to join their team to provide quality compassionate care to patients through the following activities: companionship, socialization, respite, and support for patients and families. Information: Cynthia Nixon, 208-800-8085 or [email protected].

Volunteers — St. Luke’s Home Health and Hospice is looking for new volunteers to join its team to share compassion and increase the quality of life for patients and their families. This program is designed to offer companionship and socialization to patients as well as respite and support for the caregivers. Information: Marie Sharp, 208-814-7603 or [email protected].

Volunteers — The Twin Falls Senior Center, 530 Shoshone St. W., needs drivers to deliver meals to homebound seniors in Twin Falls, Monday through Friday. The routes take an hour or less to complete. Volunteers must be 18 and older with their own car, and have proof of liability insurance and a background check. Drivers receive 54.5 cents a mile fuel reimbursement. The senior center also needs dining room attendants from 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday to help with dining room set-up, beverage service, clearing tables and general cleanup. Information: 208-734-5084.

Volunteers — The West End Senior Center, 1010 Main St., Buhl, is looking for full-time volunteers to deliver home-delivered meals on Mondays. Drivers leave the center at 11 a.m. and meal deliveries take about one hour. Information: 208-543-4577.

Volunteers — The Ageless Senior Center, 310 Main St. N., Kimberly, is in need of volunteers to deliver meals and to help in the dining room along with other assistance. Information: 208-423-4338.

Volunteers — The Golden Heritage Senior Center, 2421 Overland Ave., Burley, is looking for volunteers to support the Meals on Wheels program. Volunteers are needed to deliver meals to homebound seniors and also to assist in the kitchen and office for three to five hours a day and from one to five days a week. Information: 208-878-8646 or 208-431-3526.


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