Role of a Hospice Volunteer
Can be a companion & friendly visitor.
Can stay with the patient, allowing family members time to have a break or focus attention elsewhere
Can be a trusted listener, giving emotional support to both patient/family members
Can read to a patient, run errands, write letters or make phone calls
Can be available by phone for emotional support
Benefits to the Patient
To improve the quality of compassionate care for people who are dying through:
Respite Care for caregivers
A Hospice Volunteer becomes part of a team in sharing your time, gifts and talents to those in need. The rewards are endless and it only requires an hour or two a week of your time.
Opportunity to share your God given gifts/talents.
Contribute to those in need.
Making a diference in patients and their family's lives.
Volunteers are Important Members of The Hospice Team
A Hospice volunteer plays a vital role in the care and comfort of hospice patients by providing support and companionship, both social and spiritual to those who are terminally ill and are facing the end of life.
You may also serve as a volunteer by using your talents in the making of crafts, cards, quilts or the area of office administration.
Whatever your gits and talents are, You can serve as a
Who Volunteers For Hospice
People with Time
Family members of hospice patients who want to give back
If you are interested in the rewarding life as Hospice Volunteer please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at Angels Hospice for more information.