Weekend employee Hospice Gasthuis

Humanitas • job opening nr. 10480

Interesting about this job

Dying is not just sad. Working at the Hospice allows you to add something to the life of someone who does not have that long left. This work can be particularly rewarding.

Job tasks and duties

The Hospice Gasthuis Groningen is a near-home where terminally ill people for whom it is not possible to die at home can spend their last period of life. The Gasthuis is run by a group of 115 volunteers. Volunteers have the role of substitute informal care in the Hospice. Tasks range from doing the laundry to offering a listening ear, going to town with a guest or making a cup of coffee or breakfast for the guests staying with us. You will work in five-hour shifts. Per shift, you work with up to four other fellow volunteers. The Guest House accommodates six terminally ill guests.

Job skills and qualities

To be able to work well together, listen, have over empathy and a sense of humour.

Extra information

In connection with training that a volunteer receives, we ask volunteers to commit to us for a minimum of one year.

Job information

Job type Volunteer Work
Services WA insurance, training, expense allowance
Duration indefinite
Hours per week at least 5 hours, max 10 hours
Work hours of your own choosing? No
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Location Hospice Gasthuis Groningen

Organisation address and information

Akerkhof ZZ 22
9711 JB Groningen