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NODA volunteers receive orientation and training that is more process oriented with an appropriate amount of content and protocol to provide a framework for the volunteer to be successful. All NODA volunteers must be either a Penrose-St. Francis Health Services associate or a volunteer through Penrose-St. Francis Volunteer Services, and have been volunteering for at least 3 months. NODA gives Penrose-St. Francis associates the opportunity to provide comfort care to patients outside of their regular work day. PSF associates must register with Volunteer Services, complete a No One Dies Alone application, be interviewed and be accepted as a NODA volunteer and complete the NODA training prior to beginning to sit vigils.
Please read the following job description prior to downloading and completing the NODA Application. Applications may be submitted to NODA Coordinator via email or submitted to the Spiritual Care Department at Penrose Hospital or St. Francis Medical Center.
Time Commitment: Volunteers sign up for days and times they will be available to be contacted for service.
Position Scope and Procedures:A NODA volunteer will be provided with a coordinator and pertinent telephone numbers for a scheduled vigil.
NODA volunteers are asked to commit to 2 hour shifts (4 hours max.) when called to sit a vigil.
NODA volunteers are required to attend at least one dying patient a year to stay active with the NODA program, and attend at least one Gathering per year.
Steps to Become a NODA Volunteer
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