Aseracare Hospice is looking for Volunteers are available who specialize in bereavement support or who would like to develop more skills in this area. Usually, these volunteers have prior training, skills or experiences that will enhance their ability to support those who are grieving the loss of a hospice patient, or to provide focused administrative support for the bereavement care coordinator’s work Bereavement volunteers may be asked to work with mailings, support groups, as well as memorial events.
Attendance at all required sessions of the Administrative and/or Direct Volunteer Training/Orientation, including specific training regarding grief support and bereavement care.
Bereavement Volunteers who intend to participate in both administrative and direct care tasks must receive training for Direct Volunteers in addition to the basic administrative orientation. Those whose skills, interests or abilities seem best suited to providing bereavement care through administrative support are only required to receive Administrative Volunteer training. Direct Volunteer training can be offered at a later time(and is required) for any administratively focused Bereavement Volunteers who have not had it and are suited to begin to work in a direct capacity with family members.
Acceptance of supervision and direction from appropriate team members as is applicable to this program.
Agreement with hospice philosophy.
Maintenance of appropriate boundaries and confidentiality.
- Hospice Care
- People Skills
- Bereavement Support
Good Match For
People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 14
- Orientation or Training