Thank you for considering making a commitment to help those in need in your community. Please take a moment to reflect on the following questions and be honest with yourself about whether or not this is a good match for your skill set.
- Are you comfortable with death and dying?
- Are you able to listen without making suggestions or needing to control the conversation?
- Are you flexible?
- Do you have a sense of humor?
- Are you open to training, supervision and committed to the organization and its mission?
If after reflection, you feel that volunteering for Hospicare is a good fit, please follow the steps listed:
Step one: Application
Complete and return a volunteer application form
Step two: Interview
The Manager of Volunteer Services will contact you for a personal interview. During the interview, we’ll learn more about your skills and interests and share with you our needs, to see if we can find a position that will be fulfilling for you and beneficial to the patients and families we serve.
Step three: Orientation & Training
Volunteer training is provided for all volunteers. A 20-hour core training course is mandatory for most volunteer positions and is offered twice a year. Additional paperwork and health requirements will be reviewed during the training.
For more information
Please contact Manager of Volunteer Services Wendy Yettru at 607.272.0212.