Bereavement Volunteer


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Various LocationsAkron, OH 44313


Do you have a passion for help those who have lost loved ones? Great Lakes Caring Hospice provides continual support to our patients familys after the end of life. We are part of our patients loved ones lives for at least 13 months, providing support to the caregivers and other love ones of each patient. Great lakes caring is looking for a Bereavement Volunteer to assist our Bereavement coordinator a few times a month, volunteer would make calls to family member, send cards, and other office work to assist Bereavment coordinator. Time is our most precious gift. Share your gift with a Hospice patient. Time is limited, yet of eternal value. What makes it so is how you use it and to whom you give it. Share the your gift of time with a patient on their end-of-life journey. No special skills are necessary, just a listening ear and an open heart. It will be some of the most rewarding time you'll ever spend. Great Lakes Caring is currently looking for compassionate companionship volunteers willing to donate their time to provide exceptional end-of-life care to local hospice patients and their families. Our companionship volunteer will provide companionship, play cards/games, watch old movies, ect. There is no physical care involved. Hours are flexible, weekdays, evenings or weekends. Typically, we ask that you would visit your assigned patient 1-2 hours per week.


  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Veteran Care
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Hospice Care
  • Patient Care

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training
  • Typically 1-2 hours per week. Schedules can vary.

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