Bilingual Volunteers Needed to Visit Hospice Families

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ORGANIZATION: CHI Franciscan Hospice and Palliative Care


Franciscan Hospice and Palliative Care provides end-of-life care support to terminal patients and their families. Nurses, bath aides, social workers, doctors, chaplains, and volunteers work as a team to offer hospice patients a holistic approach to their individualized care needs.

Franciscan Hospice Volunteer Services is looking for bilingual individuals who can further help address comfort needs of our diverse hospice families. Hospice patients of different cultures often appreciate someone who can visit with them, read comforting materials, or play music that is culturally familiar. Even if they can speak English, people often revert to their mother tongue as they progress in their disease process.

Common language groups our hospice team serve include German, Korean, Russian, and Spanish. If you are fluent in any of these languages along with English, we invite you to join our hospice team to increase the quality of life and comfort for all of our patients. We provide comprehensive hospice training as well as ongoing support and education.

If you are interested in volunteering or have questions contact James Bentley at 253--538--4649 or email:

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About CHI Franciscan Hospice and Palliative Care


2901 Bridgeport Way W, University Place, WA 98466, US

Mission Statement

To affirm life. To ask people how they want to live their final days. To provide quality Hospice services in a timely manner to all who qualify regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, ethnic background or ability to pay. To enhance the care of all dying in the community by education and example.


Franciscan Hospice exists in the hope and belief that through appropriate care, and promotion of a caring community sensitive to their needs, patients and their families may be free to attain a degree of mental and spiritual preparation for death that is satisfactory to them.


Health & Medicine
Race & Ethnicity
Health & Medicine, International, Race & Ethnicity


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Multiple locations Tacoma, WA 98403



  • Healthcare
  • German
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Social Work


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1--4 hours a week
  • proof of completed COVID vaccination TB Screening Assessment

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