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Do You Want to Be A Volunteer at Hospice of Helping Hands?

Volunteers give as much time as they are able to. Some volunteers contribute several hours a week and some just volunteer for a couple events a year. Don't hesitate to volunteer because you don't think you will be able to give enough time. Whatever time you have to give is a gift, and we are more than happy to receive your gift!

Apply to Become a Hospice Volunteer.

Below is an outline for the different volunteer opportunities at Hospice of Helping Hands, and the kind of duties that they entail. 

Patient Care Volunteers may...

  • Provide respite care "a break" for families
  • Provide companionship to a patient/family
  • Sit vigil with a dying patient
  • Perform lawn services
  • Snow removal
  • Run errands for families

Veteran to Veteran Volunteers may...

  • Assist Veterans in reminiscing/telling life stories.
  • Take part in pinning ceremonies or distribute
    certificates for Veterans Day and other recognition events.

Spiritual Care Volunteers may...

  • Make spiritual care visits as requested by patient/family
  • Pray with a patient
  • Listen to a patient's/family's concerns

Bereavement Volunteers may...

  • Assist with Camp Warm Hearts
  • Make phone calls or visits to bereaved families
  • Help prepare bereavement mailings
  • Assist with the planning of memorial services
  • Assist with Adult and Children’s Support Groups

 

To learn more about becoming a volunteer, call the Hospice of Helping Hands Volunteer Coordinator at 800-992-6592 or 989-345-4700.