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"Vets Caring for Vets": Veteran Volunteers Needed! Become a Hospice volunteer for Veteran patients.

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ORGANIZATION: Kindred Hospice

  • 3 people are interested

Our hospice program, "Vets Caring for Vets" needs volunteers who are willing to share their time and talents!

Kindred Hospice is a 4-Star provider in the We Honor Veterans programs and takes seriously the unique needs of our Veteran patients. Pairing "Vets with Vets" provides our patients with the opportunity to share the experiences of their lives with a person who can understand, relate and honor their service.

Veteran Volunteer opportunities are available to Vets of all ages and from all ranges of life experience to provide friendly visits to Veteran patients and/or their families at local healthcare facilities, Southwest Vets Home, or in their personal home in the Pittsburgh area.

Volunteers are there to listen and talk, read a book, play cards, or watch a favorite t.v. show or ballgame. Volunteers also provide special support including playing a patient's favorite music or working on craft projects. No matter what your skills, talents or motivation, we have the opportunity for you to help!

Trained volunteers who are also Veterans will have the unique ability to support other veterans who are terminally ill.

What does it take to be a Kindred Hospice Volunteer?

  • Care and concern for others
  • Tolerance, flexibility and patience
  • Maturity and self-understanding
  • Good communication skills
  • Confidentiality
  • Empathy, sincerity and sensitivity
  • Dependability
  • Acceptance of moral and cultural differences
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others
  • Ability to accept supervision and evaluation
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Complete comprehensive hospice volunteer training
  • Annual TB testing
  • Submit to and pass a criminal background screening
  • Submit to and pass a drug screening
  • Must be fully vaccinated against Covid 19

For more information please contact Rachael, Manager of Volunteer Services at 412-920-5500 or Rachael.Gibellino@kindredhospicecare.com

*Companionship volunteers do not perform any clinical activities with a patient such as feeding, toileting, bathing or transferring.
*Volunteers schedule their own visits - day/time/frequency
*Volunteers receive training that fits into your busy schedule.

To be invited to spend the last months, weeks, and days of a person's life is an honor and a privilege.

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About Kindred Hospice


5315 Campbells Run Rd, Suite 190, Pittsburgh, PA 15205, US

Mission Statement

Kindred at Home/ Curo Health Services is a family of hospice care providers focused on clinical excellence with compassion and dignity when life matters most.


The mission of the Kindred at Home-Hospice Division is to honor life and offer compassion to individuals and their families when facing a life-limiting illness. We are committed to clinical excellence with dignity when life matters most. Hospice care helps patients and families make the most of the days that remain. Our care teams specialize in pain and symptom management, as well as emotional and spiritual support for the patient and family. An individualized plan of care is developed for each patient based on comfort care measures needed and the wishes of in patient and family.


Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families
Health & Medicine, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families


We'll work with your schedule.


5315 Campbells Run RdSuite 190Pittsburgh, PA 15205



  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible

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