Companionship volunteer to persons with life-threatening illness


Cause Areas


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Companions' homesAnoka, NE Hennepin, NW Ramsey counties, MN 55432


  • Tamarisk companion volunteers are a caring in-home presence 2 to 4 hours per week for persons coping with life-threatening illness who are residing in Anoka County and adjoining cities.
  • We define life-threatening illness as: *chronic life-limiting (such as Parksinson's, ALS, Alzheimer's); and/or * persons receiving palliataive care or hospice care.
  • While attending to non-medical needs, we create a safe haven for the thoughts, feelings & concerns of the ptient.
  • As important, we provide much-needed respite for the primary caregiver. Please refer to our website for an overview of our organization and mission:
  • Tamarisk DOES NOT CHARGE for volunteers' time. This is a free service!


  • Healthcare
  • Elder care
  • Hospice Care

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 - 4 hours per week.
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