Make A Difference in the Lives of Hospice Patients
Hospice volunteers are exceptional people. They donate their time and efforts to provide care and comfort for someone with a life-limiting illness - a labor of love that requires a special person with just the right touch. They have a passion for helping others and make a profound difference in the lives of the patients, families, and communities we are privileged to serve.
Volunteer Opportunities include:
Providing office support for direct patient care (creating patient/family teaching material, mailings, filing, etc.)
Providing program support through arts and crafts for patients or bereaved, community events, health or community fairs, fundraising, community speaker events, education, public relations, and volunteer recruitment.
Providing in-person activities and companionship (reading, life review, listening, watching a patient’s favorite shows, playing board or card games, scrapbooking, yard work, animal care, respite, etc.).
Providing in-person, phone, or office support for the bereavement program and interacting with the family in a caring and compassionate manner. Assists with arrangements after death, agency memorial services or activities, and community education on end-of-life issues.
Providing Complimentary Professional services Like Music or Pet Therapy, Hair Stylist Services, Reiki or massage therapy etc.
4 Reasons to Become a Hospice Volunteer
- You can make a real difference - in your own life and in the lives of others.
- You’ll be part of a community - and a team - dedicated to helping those facing life’s most difficult circumstances.
- You can enhance your personal and professional growth.
- You can choose your own schedule and participate in activities you enjoy and are passionate about.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Commonwealth Hospice
159 Executive Drive, Suite H-2, Danville, VA 24541, US
Our Purpose It’s all about helping people. Our Mission We provide exceptional care and unparalleled service to patients and families who have placed their trust in us. Our Vision We will improve the quality of life in the United States by transforming the delivery of healthcare services.
Commonwealth Hospice/ LHC Group was founded on a fundamental principle - it’s all about helping people. It continues to serve as our mission statement and guiding light as we nurture a unique company culture of family and community. Volunteers are a vital part of that culture. In each and every community we serve, we are dedicated to being more than just clinicians and support staff - we are friends, neighbors, and family.
That’s our commitment to the people we serve, and it’s the standard every member of the LHC Group family - volunteer or otherwise - is dedicated to living up to each and every day.
Multiple locations Danville, VA 24541
November 3, 2021
- Music Arts
- Administrative Support
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 1-2 hours per week
- Must pass the Back Ground and Drug tests as required in the state of Virginia