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ORGANIZATION: Gentiva Hospice

  • 6 people are interested

Volunteers needed to visit hospice patients across the New Castle, Elwood City and surrounding areas. Have you always wanted to make a difference?


Visit a patient on hospice care in Western, PA and provide companionship, socialization and caring support!

  • Work around your busy schedule!
    • Visit the day, time of day, and frequency that works for you and the patient
      • Once a week? Every other week? Once a month?
      • You decide!
      • Most visits last 30-90 minutes
    • Veterans encouraged as we serve MANY Veteran patients!

Spending time with a person at the end of their life is a gift you give and receive

What does it take to be a Gentiva 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

Contact Volunteer Services 724-654-2210

We happily encourage volunteers of any race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, handicap or national origin.

Volunteers receive training appropriate to their respective volunteer position. Orientation and trainings are scheduled to fit your availability.

**Volunteers do not provide clinical or direct care, such as: feeding, toileting, dressing, etc. You are just there to brighten the patient's day!

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About Gentiva Hospice


26 Nesbitt Rd Suite 200, New Castle, PA 16105, US

Mission Statement

It is the mission of Gentiva Hospice to provide exceptional care with empathy for our patients and their families so they may live with comfort, dignity, and respect.


The mission of Gentiva Hospice and its reason for being is to provide exceptional care with empathy for our patients and their families so they may live with comfort, dignity and respect. Our vision is our aspiration and describes who we want to be as a company: To be the first choice of patients, families, healthcare providers and associates for home care services. And our values are our deeply held beliefs of the ways we commit to working, who we say we are and how we work toward a common goal. Compassion: Provide patients and families with exceptional care with sensitivity and empathy. Respect: Treat everyone- patients, families and each other- with dignity and grace. Integrity: maintain the highest standard of professional and personal ethics and be worthy of our patient's trust. Teamwork: Value the contributions of all and be accountable to each other and our organization. Excellence: Never settle for good enough. Deliver the best possible outcomes through the highest quality of service. Each of these statements is the result of shared reflections on what it means to be part of the Gentiva family, what we stand for, and who we are. We pride ourselves on the care we provide and the excellent feedback we receive from our patients and families.


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We'll work with your schedule.


26 Nesbit Rd Suite 200New Castle, PA 16105


  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • People Skills
  • Music Therapy


  • Teens
  • People 55+


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

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