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Your Talents Are Needed: Become a Hospice Volunteer

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Beacon Hospice, an Amedisys Company

  • 1 person is interested

DURING COVID: We are limiting volunteer trainings as we are not able to be as active in the community however, we are keeping our pulse on who is out there and getting creative as we go along with virtual visits, window visits and phone! Please still reach out to the Volunteer Coordinator if you are interested.

Looking for specific skills and those just wanting to give their hearts to hospice. You pick your own schedule!

Comprehensive Hospice Volunteer training including guest speakers, no experience necessary

Do you have a certified pet therapy animal? Are you a hairstylist? A massage therapist? A veteran looking to impact other veterans? An artist or musician? A recently retired or heading towards retirement individual looking to impact your community?? Beacon Hospice in Portsmouth, NH is looking for you!! Great opportunity also to grow professionally and connect with like-minded peers.

Attend a 5-week extensive hospice volunteer training where you will learn and hear from major disciplines within a hospice organization. Cost is free, book is given free to keep after the training if continuing on to be a hospice volunteer. Enjoy the camaraderie of like-minded people who have enormous hearts to give back to those who need it most. **Beacon Hospice is a We Honor Veteran partner and is very active in honoring veterans through pinning ceremonies and matching veteran patients with veteran volunteers. Other volunteering roles could be (but not limited to): reminiscing, holding a hand, sitting with families, creating memory boards, writing letters and greeting cards, singing, saying a prayer, sitting vigil at end of life, vet-t0-vet visits, making phone calls and more!!

Our volunteers see patients in the Greater Portsmouth area, Exeter and in York County Maine - we are a great group!

More opportunities with Beacon Hospice, an Amedisys Company

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About Beacon Hospice, an Amedisys Company


25 NH Ave, Suite 272, Portsmouth, NH 03801, US

Mission Statement

Beacon Hospice is centered on caring for the whole person - with expert medical care, pain management as well as emotional and spiritual support for you - along with resources, information and emotional support for your family and caregivers


Since 2011, Beacon Hospice has been part of the Amedisys family. With a long tradition of care, Beacon Hospice continues to serve patients and families across the Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Rhode Island areas.Hospice is a gift - it gives people who are facing a life-limiting illness the freedom to live all the days of their lives by offering comfort, dignity, quality of life and time.

Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families


We'll work with your schedule.


25 NH Ave, Suite 272Portsmouth, NH 03801



  • Veteran Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Music Therapy
  • Bereavement Support
  • Patient Care
  • Spiritual Healing


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • after completion, we look for 1hr per week
  • Volunteer Coordinator will do either or both a phone/in person screening ahead of the training

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