Hospice Volunteers

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Project Description

Becoming a hospice volunteer is a rewarding opportunity to journey with someone in the latter portion of their life. Franciscan hospice volunteers receive 16 hours of training that enables them to be present to others in a very special way in order to support both the individual and their family through a difficult time. There is continuing education and support through monthly meetings as well as social events for the hospice volunteer throughout the year. Franciscan hospice volunteers provide a variety of services such as:

  • Visits to private homes or skilled nursing facilities
  • Prayer
  • Reading
  • Music playing
  • Listen to stories
  • Writing notes or memories
  • Sharing laughter
  • Sharing outdoor space
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Quiet Presence
  • As well as administrative, clerical support in the office

If you are interested in making a difference in someone else’s life consider becoming a Franciscan Hospice Volunteer.