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Become a sewing volunteer with Seasons Hospice! Help us honor life and offer hope!

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Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care of California | Oakland

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 28 people are interested

Use your compassion and talents to make a difference! Volunteer with hospice! We are currently looking for volunteers to help us create memory bears, a legacy gift, for patients' families. Turn a patient’s clothing into a personalized stuffed bear for the family to cherish. If you want to put your sewing expertise to a good cause, please get in touch. Here's some more info on the bears:


Seasons strives to provide excellence in end of life care for patients and families. All of our volunteers are given careful training by a team of hospice professionals. This orientation happens either in-person or via an interactive online learning format at your convenience. Seasons has developed several specialty roles, which allow volunteers to utilize their own strengths and interests. This offers a more meaningful and rewarding volunteer experience, and enhances the quality of life for our patients and families. Have a special skill? In addition to sewing, please review all the unique ways of volunteering below:
Direct Care Volunteer:
Provides a range of companionship and support to patients and caregivers at the bedside.

Administrative Volunteer: Supports the important office operations of the program.

Loyal Friends Pet Companion Volunteer: Uses certified therapy animals to engage patients.

Smile Squad Volunteer: Young volunteers visit patients along with their adult guardian, and light up the room with the special joy that children bring.

Music Companion Volunteer: Share the gift of music with our patients and families.

Vigil Volunteer: When family support is not available, we want to make sure that no patient dies alone.

Spiritual Presence Volunteer: Engage patients in familiar activities that provide spiritual comfort.

Legacy Volunteer: Use crafts and multi-media to capture special memories and the unique legacy of each patient.

Veteran Volunteer: No one understands the unique needs of our Veterans better than active or retired military personnel.

Memory Bear Sewing Volunteer: Turn a patient’s clothing into a personalized stuffed bear for the family to cherish.

Bereavement Volunteer: Provide support to families throughout their first year of bereavement services.

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About Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care of California | Oakland


7677 Oakport Street, Suite 500, Oakland, CA 94621, US

Mission Statement

Honoring Life ~ Offering Hope


Founded in 1997, Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care is one of the largest hospice providers in the nation. Our Vision is to:

  • recognize that individuals and families are the true experts in their own care;
  • support our staff so they can put our patients and families first;
  • find creative solutions which add quality to life;
  • strive for excellence beyond accepted standards;
  • increase the community’s awareness of hospice as part of the continuum of care.

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We'll work with your schedule.


Oakland Metropolitan AreaOakland, CA 94621


  • Hospice Care
  • Sewing


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies depending on your availability.

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