Vigil Volunteers Offer Comfort and Companionship During Final Hours


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


783 NE Anderson LaneLee's Summit, MO 64064
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Ascend Hospice 11th Hour volunteers offer gift of time and companionship to patients and families experiencing the final hours.

11th Hour volunteers are often the most experienced of all hospice volunteers. They can just be present with the patient, talk to them, reassuring them or holding their hand. These volunteers learn through experience the need for companionship either for the patient or the family or both during their final journey here on earth.

Our vigil volunteers provide the support and physical presence that patients and family’s needs. These volunteers can do that by Being a calm presence, Sitting together, Talking and listening, Shared silence, Healing touch through aromatherapy, playing inspirational music.


  • Massage Therapy
  • Hospice Care
  • Aromatherapy
  • Bereavement Support
  • Psychology
  • Social Work

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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