Volunteers are a vital part of our Palmetto Health Tuomey Hospice team, giving their time and emotional support to our patients, their families, and the hospice staff. Our offices serves Sumter, Lee and Clarendon counties.
Our volunteers enjoy serving others with a compassionate attitude and a reassuring smile. Our active volunteers consist of full-time and part-time employed individuals, students, homemakers and retirees.
Volunteer opportunities are varied but
- Administration - Clerical opportunities exist in varies departments of Palmetto Health Tuomey Hospice
- Direct patient care - Opportunities include patient assignments in the home, assisted living facilities and nursing facilities. Volunteers provide non-medical assistance to the patient and family. This could include providing relief care for the primary caregiver, companionship and emotional support. Volunteers may also run errands and provide transportation.
- Bereavement - Memorial services are held to honor and rememberance of those we have loved and lost. Volunteers assist our Chaplain with particulars pertaining to the Memorial Service.
- Hospice Care
- People Skills
- Administrative Support
- Basic Computer Skills
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 16
- Orientation or Training
- 2-4 hours per week
- 1 year commitment