Do you have a passion for caring for others and making a difference in people’s lives?

Give the Gift of Your Time

Ask any of our patients, and they’ll likely tell you the volunteers who visit them touch their hearts. They look forward to the visits and the compassionate caring volunteers bring.

If you have a passion for caring for others and are looking for a way to make a difference in people’s lives, consider becoming a hospice volunteer. Our volunteers are an essential part of our hospice care team–helping improve the quality of life for our patients, their families, and their caregivers.

What Does a Hospice Volunteer Do?

The activities you will do as a Hospice Volunteer may be many and varied.

Typical volunteer activities often include:

  • Activities with patients
  • Companionship
  • Reading and writing letters
  • Participating in pet therapy
  • Provide emotional support for the patient and family
  • Administrative tasks

What About Training?

Becoming a Hospice Volunteer can feel like a big step, and we’re here to help. That’s why we support all our volunteers with an orientation and training program that enables them to know what to do.

You’ll learn:

  • How the hospice care team works and your role in it
  • Helpful hints for being a successful volunteer
  • The psychological, social, and spiritual needs of hospice patients
  • How to provide grief and bereavement support
  • Communication skills and managing stress
  • Patient privacy and other regulations

Get Answers, Get Started

If you are interested in volunteering for Sage Hospice, please contact our office at 480-777-5117.

You will make a beautiful difference!