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Elara Caring Hospice- Topeka and surrounding areas

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By Your Side

By Your Side Volunteers provide comfort and compassion at the bedside of an actively dying hospice patient. BYS Volunteers provide relief for the family&/or a caring presence to a patient who does not have family at bedside. These Volunteers assist us in meeting our goal for no patient to die alone.

BYS Volunteers go through our general Patient/Family Care Volunteer training and then an additional direct By Your Side training. These Volunteers are part of a "calling tree" and may be contacted Monday through Friday between 8am - 8pm. Typically Volunteers receive just 1-2 calls per month to serve and only do so if they are able. BYS volunteers sit for a 1-2 hour vigil and are relived by staff or family. Each volunteer provides their availability and will not be called if it is during a time they have marked as unavailable.

We are excited to welcome new members onto our BYS team!

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About Elara Caring Hospice- Topeka and surrounding areas


901 NE River Rd., Topeka, KS 66616, US

Mission Statement

Elara Caring Hospice is committed to providing the highest quality care to all people facing end of life issues. We utilize our caring team of hospice volunteers to enhance the lives of hospice patients and their families.


Elara Caring Hospice is looking for individuals to join our team of volunteers!

Training provided- Several options include:

Patient Visits

Running errands for patients or caregivers

Assisting in the office

Becoming a Caring Friend

Delivering Birthday Balloons to Hospice Patients

Taking your pet to visit Hospice Patients


We'll work with your schedule.


Nursing Home or Patient's ResidenceTopeka, KS 66614



  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • Healthcare


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • N/A
  • 2 Step TB test provided by our organization, Initial Drug Test required

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