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!
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.