During these uncertain times, how can we help?

As the world leader in volunteerism we feel a responsibility to unite our broader community, and to use this moment to become stronger.

See below to access our COVID-19 Resource Hub, and to explore our growing directory of COVID-19-specific and virtual volunteering opportunities.
Read More

Blue Butterfly Group Leaders

Save to Favorites

Tidewell Hospice


Blue Butterfly provides support for families, children and teens ages 5-18 who have experienced the death of a significant person in their lives. Volunteers will assist with leading and co leading groups of children that are split out by age brackets and family members. Volunteer applicants for this position will be pre screened as this is a very sensitive role. Experience working with children and/or a background in counseling/mental health are helpful. Volunteers will undergo fingerprinting and reference checks, and complete a 2 day comprehensive training via Tidewell Hospice as well as an online course from DCF.

23 More opportunities with Tidewell Hospice

About Tidewell Hospice


5955 Rand Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34238, US

Mission Statement

Tidewell Hospice's mission is to provide the highest quality of care that embraces a comprehensive continuum of services for patients and families dealing with advanced illness


Tidewell is an independent, not-for-profit organization offering a home-based, total support system for patients and families dealing with a life-limiting illness, serving more than 1100 patients a day in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte and DeSoto counties. Volunteers are part of the Hospice Team that offers supportive medical, emotional, spiritual and volunteer services to patients and families who are facing difficulties at the end of life. Hospice volunteers are concerned individuals who willingly give of their time and talents to help Hospice families in many ways. They come from all walks of life, bonded by the mutual desire to serve the community.

Children & Youth
Crisis Support


We'll work with your schedule.


20444 Midway BlvdPort Charlotte, FL 33952



  • Bereavement Support
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Pediatrics
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Social Work


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Twice per month at 4 hours each session. Evenings, approximately 4-8 PM on week nights. One year commitment.
  • College Students, Current, former or retired Social Workers, Counselors, Mental Health Professionals, Teachers are ideal candidates.

Report this opportunity