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Volunteers need to make at home visits for patients!

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ORGANIZATION: Hosparus Health

  • 13 people are interested

Hosparus Health of Barren River is seeking volunteers in Allen, Barren, Butler, Edmonson, Hart, Logan, Metcalfe, Monroe, Simpson, and Warren counties to provide companionship and respite visits to patients/families. Patient support volunteers will have the opportunity to visit with a patient to provide companionship, relieve loneliness, and share interests. The key tasks of a patient volunteer is to provide presence. During your visit you will often sit, chat, play games, cards, or read to a patient. As a volunteer you may be visiting a patient who does not have friends or family, or visiting while family is present. Volunteers are required to receive the COVID vaccine. From November 1st to March 31st, volunteers must have received a flu shot.

Hosparus Health volunteers must have available transportation and complete an application and attend training. The organization needs volunteers of all ages and interests. Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older. Volunteer opportunities will be on-going as long as the volunteer remains compliant with necessary requirements. Applicants can be completed here:

Volunteers may live in any of the 10 counties listed and may travel to any and as many of these counties if they feel comfortable doing so.

About Hosparus Health

Since 1978, Hosparus Health, a fully accredited nonprofit hospice and palliative care organization, has provided medical care, grief counseling, pain management and much more for people facing serious and life-limiting illnesses in Kentucky and Indiana. Hosparus Health has over 700 employees and 700 volunteers who care for almost 8,500 patients and families every year. To learn more, visit

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About Hosparus Health



Mission Statement

Hosparus Health offers compassionate care for patients and families who choose to have the best quality of life possible until the end of life. We provide hospice and palliative care, wherever our patients call home. Our enhanced vision through this expansion is to be the pre-eminent provider of compassionate life care, offering specialized, person-centered care for anyone who is seriously ill.


For 40 years, thousands of people living with serious and life-limiting illnesses in Kentucky and Indiana have relied on Hosparus Health to help them get the most out of each day. We provide compassionate palliative and hospice care wherever our patients call home. Our nationally recognized Care Teams offer medical care and pain management, individual and family counseling, personal care, companionship, spiritual care, and so much more.

Our services are available to patients of all ages. Through our Kourageous Kids, program, one of the first pediatric palliative and hospice program in the country, we care for seriously ill children and their families. And as a fully accredited nonprofit organization, our services are available to any patient who needs us, regardless of their ability to pay.


Health & Medicine
Community, Health & Medicine, Seniors


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Multiple locations Bowling Green, KY 42101



  • Elder care
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills
  • Healthcare


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible Schedule! A volunteer can expect to spend 1-3 hours with their patient weekly or every 2 weeks. Request for 24 hour of service per 12 months.
  • Training, 2 Step TB Skin test , COVID-19 Vaccine. Flu shot (Nov 1 through March 31.)

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