Hospice and Home Care Companion Volunteering with Housecall Providers


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


5100 SW Macadam Ave#200Portland, OR 97239


No human being should be left along during times of serious illness or as they faced the end of life. Yet all too often, people pull away. A Housecall Providers volunteer fills that gap by being a companion who provides compassion, a listening ear, support and caregiver respite. Housecall Providers’ primary care and hospice volunteers become an essential part of the team delivering quality care for patients who are homebound or near the end of their life.

A Housecall Providers volunteer visits homebound people living in the Portland Metro, providing them with meaningful companionship and much-needed respite for their caregivers. You may read a favorite book, run small errands, walk the dog, or help tidy up their home. Perhaps you will simply offer quiet comfort by sitting with them or holding a hand. No matter what, your presence offers reassurance that they are not alone.

About Housecall Providers

Housecall Providers is a nonprofit organization providing primary-care house calls and hospice services to homebound seniors and people with disabilities throughout the Portland metropolitan area. We do not turn patients away based on inability to pay.

How Do I Become a Volunteer?

If you have a desire to help patients and families in need. Please call Todd Lawrence, Volunteer Coordinator at (971) 202-5515 for more information and/or arrange an interview time. Training is provided.

Individuals are encouraged to wait a year after the loss of a significant person before serving as a hospice volunteer working with patients, families or caregivers.


  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Bereavement Support
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 to 4 hours per week
  • Pass TB test (we will furnish)

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