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BAYADA Hospice1222 Putney RoadBrattleboro, VT 05301


Direct Patient Support Volunteers work in their own communities to support our patients and their families by offering a warm presence, meeting needs and making connections. Volunteers do all sorts of things, like:

  • Helping with the day to day, indoors and out like mowing the lawn, walking the dog, washing dishes, and more
  • Sitting with patients to read or watch TV and movies
  • Taking a patient out for a short walk or ride
  • Keeping a patient company while caregivers take a break
  • Sharing specialized skills like reiki, massage, or cosmetology
  • Just being together
  • Arts, crafts, and music
  • Veterans connecting with veterans


  • Drawing
  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Music Therapy
  • Animal Therapy
  • Crocheting

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • time commitment flexible: 2-3 hours/week desired

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