ABOUT OUR VOLUNTEERS
Volunteers provide important services to hospice organizations and the people they serve. Whether it's providing companionship to a person in the final months and weeks of life, offering support to family members and caregivers, or helping with community outreach and fundraising, the contributions of volunteers are essential to the important work provided by our nation's hospice programs.
WHAT VOLUNTEERS CAN DO
As a hospice volunteer, you will be given choices as to how much and what types of things you want to do, including interacting with the patients and family or helping with administrative work as well.
Some examples include:
*VOLUNTEERS ARE NEVER ASKED TO DO SOMETHING THEY ARE NOT COMFORTABLE DOING
All volunteers receive training to ensure they feel comfortable with their tasks. Training programs vary in length and cover many areas.
HOW TO BECOME A VOLUNTEER
Every hospice program has their own policy regarding eligibility for becoming a hospice volunteer. Many hospices work with volunteers in their teens. Emotional maturity plays an important role in determining whether or not a person is ready to become a hospice volunteer, as the role of a volunteer can be an intense experience.
Here are steps you can take to become a volunteer with Excellence Hospice Care:
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