Volunteering as a hospice companion will change your life.
Join our team of volunteers who visit individuals on hospice services to offer a one-on-one caring presence. Our volunteers spend time listening to stories, building relationships, doing crafts, helping with simple chores, and other activities that make a huge difference in the lives of people with terminal illnesses.
Suncrest is looking for people who can commit to a few hours a week for ongoing visits with our patients. We match volunteers with patients based on interests, skills, need, and location. We are especially looking for volunteers in the West Valley areas of Glendale, Peoria, Goodyear, Sun City, Surprise, Avondale, and Buckeye, but we have opportunities across the entire Phoenix metro area.
We would love to meet you and bring you on board to one of our care teams! Use the "I want to help" link to fill out a contact form and our Volunteer Coordinator will be in touch with you!
Our mission is to provide the highest quality of care and customer service to our patients, their families and our referring sources. We believe that exceptional clinical care must include clear communication, a commitment to exceeding customer expectations, and a dedication to deliver services with passion and integrity. We are committed to maintaining a team comprised of the most talented and compassionate professionals in the industry. As our greatest asset, our team supports each other, takes on complete ownership of their duties, and continually seeks to enhance their personal character and education. Suncrest will reach its goals, under the directions of leaders who seek to serve, an office staff that supports, and a philosophy, that growth is only achieved through the greatest efforts of the entire team.
Hospice is not a "place" but a philosophy. The care provided by Suncrest Hospice does not focus on halting, delaying, or curing of an illness but rather on comfort. At the center of hospice care is the core belief that each of us has a right to die pain-free and with dignity.
Suncrest hospice provides exceptional care to their patients by qualified and compassionate physicians, nurses, aides, social workers, spiritual advisors, and volunteers. Our team is committed to our patients comfort and quality of life while also supporting the patient's family members. Our goal is to manage our patient's pain and symptoms, respond to the emotional, psychosocial and spiritual needs. We also provide education to caregivers on how to better care for our patients. In all of this, the volunteer has the opportunity to play an essential role within the team.
Health & Medicine
We'll work with your schedule.
Patient homes and care facilitiesPeoria, AZ85345
September 2, 2020
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
2-4 hours per week
Physical exam, drug screening, TB test (paid by the company); confidentiality requirements; Turning in visit notes.