Become a Hospice of Santa Cruz County Volunteer Visitor!

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Hospice of Santa Cruz County

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 18 people are interested
Volunteers are the best

Hospice of Santa Cruz County has been serving our community for over 40 years, and we are the only community-based, non-profit hospice in our area, meaning we are not a corporate hospice.

Volunteer Visitors offer support to people facing the end of life. They are understanding listeners who also make it possible for a caregiver to take a few hours of respite. We’re also looking for bilingual volunteers, massage therapists, pet companion visitors and veterans wanting to serve other military veterans.
Our Spring 2020 training will start in April in Watsonville. Volunteers LOVE our training program.
There will be a Pet Evaluation Day prior to that for interested pet visitors.
Please go to our website, and apply!
Or let me know you are interested through volunteer match. Thank you so much!

How can I apply?
Interested volunteers contact Forbes Ellis, Director of Volunteer Services, at 831-430-3045.
Or email:

Go to our website to access our Volunteer Visitor application and training fact sheet.

More opportunities with Hospice of Santa Cruz County

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Hospice of Santa Cruz County


940 Disc Drive, Scotts Valley, CA 95066, US

Mission Statement

We envision a community where all members live and die with dignity.


Hospice of Santa Cruz County honors the choices of individuals and families by providing exemplary end-of-life care and grief support to our community.

Hospice of Santa Cruz County is called to be present at the most poignant moments of thousands of lives across the county. F rom helping families navigate difficult conversations and delivering expert medical care, to providing grief support, we strive to meet people where they are and honor their choices along the way.

Our community programs complement our expert hospice care into transformative holistic support of entire families and the community. They include:

Community & Children’s Grief Support
Music Therapy
Pet Companions
We Honor Veterans
Transitional Care Services
Community Education & Outreach
Palliative Care Pilot


Wed Apr 15, 2020 - Sat May 23, 2020


Hospice of Santa Cruz County65 Nielsen StWatsonville, CA 95076



  • Veteran Care
  • Elder care
  • Bilingual
  • People Skills
  • Animal Therapy


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-4 hours per week
  • Minimum one year commitment after completing training

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