Patient companions urgently needed in Seymour, Hartville, Mountain Grove, and surrounding area.

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ORGANIZATION: Preferred Hospice of Southwest Missouri


Volunteer Opportunity with Preferred Hospice of Ozark

Preferred Hospice of Ozark urgently seeks compassionate volunteers to provide companionship to patients in long-term care facilities and their homes across the greater Springfield area, including Republic, Hartville, Willard, and Branson. Our patients thrive with one-on-one interaction, and your companionship can make a significant difference in their lives.

As a volunteer, you'll become a personal companion and friend to our patients, engaging in conversations and activities such as reading, crafts, puzzles, or simply spending quality time together. Your presence brings comfort and joy to those in need.

If you're interested in joining us, please reach out to our Volunteer Coordinator, Winter Parks, at 417.581.4968 during office hours, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. You can also contact us via email at We welcome the opportunity to discuss this rewarding role with you further.

Additionally, Preferred Hospice reimburses mileage accrued from visiting patients at a rate of $0.51 per mile. Please note that volunteers are required to undergo a background check, drug screening, and TB tests as part of our commitment to patient safety and care.

Don't hesitate to get in touch to learn more about this meaningful volunteer opportunity and to start making a positive impact in the lives of others.

Thank you for considering joining our team at Preferred Hospice of Ozark.

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About Preferred Hospice of Southwest Missouri


5340 N. Towne Centre Drive, Ozark, MO 65721, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to have a positive impact on the lives of those we serve, inspire through example, and encourage celebration of life. We will assist with emotional peace of mind and both physical and spiritual healing.


Preferred Hospice is a Missouri-based company comprised of a multidisciplinary team of Healthcare workers who specialize in end-of-life care. Among the senior team are Physician and Nurses who together bring over 50 years of Healthcare experience. We serve patients within an hour radius of our home office in Ozark Missouri.

Volunteers are essential to the Preferred Hospice Team. Direct Patient Volunteers provide companionship to patients while offering emotional support and comfort. Direct Patient Volunteers may also provide respite and assistance to patient caregivers. Office and Administrative Volunteers assist the office staff with many things from mail outs to data entry. Training, education, and mileage reimbursement is provided.


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5340 N Towne Centre DrOzark, MO 65721



  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Veteran Care
  • Music Therapy


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We require1 hour a month, but more is appreciated.
  • A kind, compassionate, and empathetic heart and a listening ear.

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