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


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

The Regional Hospice Youth Project

The Regional Hospice Youth Project (RHYP) offers many opportunities for students to serve as volunteers at Regional Hospice.

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 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.

Current Volunteers

Log your hours or sign up for a shift in the Center!

The Center for Comfort Care & Healing Volunteers

Lobby Greeters

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


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.
Karen Farrell joins Board of Directors for Regional Hospice
This month Regional Hospice welcomes Karen Farrell of Brookfield, Connecticut to the organization’s Volunteer Board of Directors. Karen is Senior Vice President of Global Talent and Total Rewards for travel management company, CWT. 
Grief Support in the Time of Covid
When facing loss and the grieving process, feeling a sense of community is essential. Being grounded and cared for by those around us can make the profoundly complicated, painful time a bit easier. The people who surround us can help us to continue living, to maintain our health, and to find hope.
Robert Bedoukian Joins the Non-profit Organization’s Volunteer Board of Directors
This month, Regional Hospice welcomes Robert Bedoukian of Danbury, Connecticut to the organization’s volunteer Board of Directors. As President of Bedoukian Research, Inc, an international supplier of fragrance and flavor ingredients, Bedoukian is a skilled leader and dedicated chemist.
Volunteer Events
Fall 2018 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 2018 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 2018 Evenings
An evening new volunteer orientation for people who would like to work with patients and families.
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