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Bereavement Hospice Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Amedisys Hospice Inc. - Lake Charles

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At Amedisys Lake Charles we offer three types of Volunteer Services:
Direct, Bereavement, and Administrative. This opportunity is for a Bereavement Volunteer
A Bereavement Volunteer is someone who has experience with loss and understands the hospice philosophy. Some Bereavement Activities might include:

Providing support prior to a patients death and immediately thereafter.

Provide emotional support at the time of death and assist the family with phone calls, making arrangements, etc.

Provide assistance for Bereavement Support Groups, such as co-facilitating or preparing refreshments, acting as a host, etc.

Carrying out task for a memorial service by making phone calls to personally invite people to the Memorial Service, making name tags, taking names of participants.

Participating in the actual memorial service by providing readings, stories, or music.

Providing assistance with mailings.

** Due to covid-19 restrictions, some of the direct care with patients have been put on hold. And at all times with patients and in the Compassionate Care office, covid-19 policy and procedures are always followed. This includes washing hands, wearing masks, social distancing and daily self- assessment reporting. **

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About Amedisys Hospice Inc. - Lake Charles


4017 Common Street, Lake Charles, LA 70607, US

Mission Statement

We honor those we serve with compassionate home health, hospice, and personal care services that apply the highest quality clinical practices toward allowing our patients to maintain a sense of independence, quality of life and dignity.


Amedisys is a leading provider of home healthcare and hospice services, focused on providing professional and personalized care for each and every patient in the comfort of his or her home. Our patients are the number one reason we are here and our commitment is to care for you or your loved ones as we would our own.

A hospice volunteer is a special part of the hospice team. If you have a desire to make a difference in the lives of the terminally ill or those who are grieving by giving of your time to assist a patient, family member, or our office staff, then you have the qualities we're looking for in our volunteers. Volunteering includes visiting with patients, creating charts of life, weekly patient phone calls, making scrap books, blankets, cards, treats, reading and playing games, and much much more.

New hospice volunteers participate in free training that provides information regarding the hospice philosophy of care.


Veterans & Military Families
Faith-Based, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families


We'll work with your schedule.


4017 Common StreetLake Charles, LA 70607



  • Bereavement Support
  • Housekeeping
  • People Skills


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • A commitment to serve for 1 -4 hours a week for six months.
  • Driver's License, Background Check, Covid-19 Vaccination and Car Insurance.

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