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Spending time with a volunteer often allows patients to forget about their serious medical issues and focus on enjoying activities. Become a volunteer today!

Volunteer

The following list provides detailed information on each type of volunteer opportunity at Regional Hospice and Palliative Care. Professional training is provided for all volunteers working with patients and families.

Family Support Volunteers

Family Support Volunteers offer support and companionship for patients and their families in their home, assisted living residence or skilled nursing facility.

Veteran-to-Veteran Volunteers

Regional Hospice pairs trained Family Support Veteran Volunteers with hospice patients who are Veterans.

Complementary Therapy Volunteers

Integrative (Complementary) Therapies Volunteers offer patients their expertise in massage therapy, reiki, music, hair styling, nail tech or art.

Pet Partner Volunteers

Pet Partner Volunteers visit patients to offer animal assisted therapy.

Spiritual Care Volunteers

Spiritual Care Volunteers complete the Family Support Volunteer hospice training and have a special interest in providing faith-based support for patients and families.

Administrative Volunteers

Administrative Volunteers help with office support, including filing, data entry, mailings, computer tasks or other clerical activities.

Fundraising Volunteers

Fundraising Volunteers have a variety of opportunities to help Regional Hospice and Palliative Care raise funds that allow our agency to provide our important programs and services.

Bereavement Volunteers

Bereavement Volunteers work under the direction of professional bereavement counselors to offer phone and in-person support.

Center for Comfort Care and Healing Volunteers

Lobby Greeters

Lobby Greeters welcome patients, families, and visitors to our beautiful, inpatient hospice facility, the Center for Comfort Care and Healing.

Garden Volunteers

Garden volunteers help tend to the garden at the Center for Comfort Care and Healing 

Musicians

Trained musicians visit the Center for Comfort Care & Healing to provide music to patients and family members.

Milestone Singers

The “Milestone Singers” are a group of volunteers who have a commitment to bringing ease and comfort to patients and their families through song.

Floral Arrangement Volunteers

Volunteers design floral arrangements twice a week for the patients at the Center for Comfort Care & Healing.
Volunteer Spotlight: Judy Rickert
The Regional hospice and Palliative Care team thanks Judy for her hard work, kindness and dedication to our mission. We are honored to recognize Judy's impact by awarding her the 2018 Volunteer of the Year!
Volunteer Spotlight: Louise Burnette
Regional Hospice Executive Chef Jon LeFebvre raves that Louise is better than many of the trained pastry chefs that he’s worked with and that her baked goods are of professional caliber.
Volunteer Spotlight: Sharon Siegel
Sharon volunteered over 500 hours for Regional Hospice last year and confidently states, “This is what I want to do with the rest of my life.  I think it was what I was meant to do.”
Volunteer Events
Summer Family Support Volunteer Trainings
Join us for our four-day new volunteer training if you would like to work with hospice patients.
New Volunteer Training for Family Support Volunteers - December Daytime
Join us for our three-day new volunteer training if you would like to work with hospice patients.
New Volunteer Training for Family Support Volunteers - March/April Evenings
An evening new volunteer orientation for people who would like to work with patients and families.