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Avalon Hospice - West Des Moines

  • 8 people are interested

"The joy in hospice volunteering comes from opening my heart to vulnerability and the burden of worry, sorrow or pain and transforming that energy back into a nurturing, quiet and gentle presense." - hospice volunteer.
If you are interested in giving back in this very meaningful way consider volunteering with Avalon Hospice. We have opportunities in Polk County and surrounding counites to work with patients where they live - in their homes, assisted livings and nursing homes as well as opportunities in our office:

  • office administrative work
  • companionship to patients
  • providing respite to caregivers
  • delivering flowers to patients
  • pet therapy
  • light housekeeping/ running errands
  • reading to patients
  • other
We will work with your schedule and availability to find a meaningful opportunity for you!
In person visits require the use of PPE and social distancing. We have virtual opportunities as well!

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About Avalon Hospice - West Des Moines


4601 Westown Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50266, US

Mission Statement

To honor life and offer compassion to individuals, and their families, when facing a life-limiting illness.


Avalon Hospice - West Des Moines is committed to clinical excellence in hospice care. We see each individual as more than a patient. Our skilled professionals and volunteers design an all-encompassing program, customized to each patient that addresses not only the physical needs but also the emotional and spiritual needs of the patient and family. Our hospice teams provide compassionate care for individuals and their families when life matters most.

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We'll work with your schedule.


4601 Westown PkySte 105West Des Moines, IA 50266



  • Elder care
  • Office Reception
  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care
  • Housekeeping
  • Relationship Building


  • People 55+


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

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