Hospice program volunteering
Patient companion volunteers
Sixteen-hour training required
These volunteers visit patients at home and provide short relief periods for the family.
William J. Riley Memorial Residence volunteers
Patient companion training required
Volunteers at the Riley Residence, our eight-bedroom inpatient facility, assist with meal preparation, companionship visits, greeting visitors, answering telephones and other household duties. Help especially is needed weekends and evenings in four-hour shifts.
Patient companion training plus four hours additional training required
These individuals stay at the bedside of those patients who would otherwise be alone during the last hours of life.
Sixteen-hour patient companion training plus four-hour grief training required
This group maintains contact with hospice families, either through personal visits or regularly scheduled telephone calls throughout the grieving process.
Hospice 101 required
These volunteers give many hours of assistance in our hospice office providing much needed clerical help.
Community relations volunteers
These men and women are members of our Speaker’s Bureau, presenting hospice information to various local clubs, groups and organizations.