Volunteer and accompany sick people and their families at the difficult time at the end of their lives.
Soulmates are friendly, affectionate, respectful and responsible. They behave with discretion, humility and constancy. Soulmates infect other people with their positive attitude and eagerness to help.
Soulmates understand how important it is to have someone at your side when you're facing a difficult time in your life.
Are you a soulmate? We need people like you.
Call 900 22 30 40 for more information.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Is there a minimum age to become a volunteer?
Yes. You have to be of legal age.
Do you need any qualifications?
No but it's advisable to have some knowledge, training and experience related to the area of palliative care.
Will I have any kind of training?
Yes. Those responsible for volunteers at your institution will train you according to a training plan produced by us and adapted to their situation.
Will I have any support when I do my volunteer work?
Yes. You'll be supported by those responsible for the volunteers and by members of the psychosocial care teams. All organisations have a plan to monitor and support their volunteers.
Will I carry out my volunteer work on my work?
No. You'll form part of a group that will be supported and regularly monitored by its organisation. You'll be able to carry out your volunteer work alone or accompanied, as decided by the volunteer coordinator, but normally new volunteers take their first steps accompanied by experienced volunteers who can guide and support them. As you gain more experience you'll be able to work on your own.
Will I have someone in charge or a contact who can guide me?
Yes. The volunteer coordinator at each organisation, or a person appointed for this task.
Will it take up much of my time?
You decide how much time you can devote to volunteering.
Who will I support?
People in hospital, people suffering from advanced diseases and their relatives.
Where will I do my volunteer work?
After training, the volunteer coordinator and you will jointly decide the best place for you to work. It might be in hospitals, at people's homes or at the organisation itself.