publication . Article . 2019

Hospice voluntary service as an educational environment

Seredyńska, Anna;
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  • Published: 19 Apr 2019 Journal: Multidisciplinary Journal of School Education (issn: 2543-8409, eissn: 2543-7585, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Institute of Educational Sciences at Jesuit University Ignatianum in Kraków
Hospice volunteering is s special kind of voluntary service. According to research, an average age of hospice volunteers is higher that an average age of volunteers in other types of voluntary services (Przewłocka, 2011; Seredyńska, 2018). However, it does not mean that there are no young persons in hospices, especially when one remembers that contact with the sick and dying allows people to realize the most important things in life and to gain a more realistic view of their limitations. So, it can be said that the environment of hospice voluntary service offers valuable upbringing and educational opportunities. The paper is based on the analysis of subject lite...
free text keywords: pedagogika społeczna, hospice voluntary service, educational environment, volunteer
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