Volunteer Services

Center for Hospice Care - Volunteer ServicesTrained Volunteers: Making a big difference.

Center for Hospice Care has one of the most extensive volunteer programs in the region, with more than 100 people involved.

Our volunteers provide the following services:

  • Companionship. Our volunteers spend time with patients sharing interests, reading, listening to music, and simply being present.
  • Giving the primary caregiver a break. This can provide needed respite for family members and caregivers.
  • Emotional support. Volunteers provide a calming and reassuring presence during challenging times.
  • Meal preparation and household chores. While not a primary duty, occasional household duties may be handled.
  • Errands. Picking up and delivering supplies or groceries are among volunteer duties.
  • Vigil. During late and difficult hours, volunteers are willing to stay with a patient, ensuring that no one dies alone.

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