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ORGANIZATION: CARIS Healthcare-Hospice


Become a hero on your own terms
On your own time. In your own way. With your personality. Your ability to relate. Your own skills. Your way of solving a problem, sharing a story, helping somebody remember important moments in their lives.

You can be one of our volunteers
When you give us the precious gift of your time and interest, we give you a chance to make a real difference in someone’s life. We train you, find you the right assignment and stand behind you as you grow.

Patient Care Volunteers are part of a patient’s care team. They provide direct patient care. Examples of direct patient care volunteer opportunities include reading to the patient, assisting with a hobby, listening, running errands, or providing caregiver relief.

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About CARIS Healthcare-Hospice


242 Heritage Park Dr, Suite 101 & 102, Murfreesboro, TN 37129, US

Mission Statement

This office serves: Cannon, Rutherford & Wilson counties. Hospice: Your life, Our Mission.



WORLD-CLASS SERVICE-We make sure patients are comfortable by anticipating & catering to emotional, physical & spiritual needs. Anyone with a life expectancy of 6 months/less may be considered for hospice.

THREE MOST IMPORTANT THINGS- We ask every patient: "What are the 3 most important things to know about you to provide excellent care?" These answers shape how the team provides care to enhance the patient’s quality of life.

THE BETTER WAY-The Better Way program provides a format for achieving excellence through customer service.

1) Greet you with a smile & make eye contact 2) Use your name always & explain the purpose of visit 3) Address needs with a sense of urgency 4) Care for you the way you want 5) Respect your privacy, dignity & confidentiality 6) Answer the phone within 3 rings & a smile 7) Honor your 3 Most Important Things 8) Be considerate of personal property 9) Listen & respond to your concerns 10) Make no excuses; offer apologies only 11) Anticipate your needs 12) Pay attention to detail 13) Only make promises that I can keep 14) Be neatly dressed & well-groomed 15) Respect your time & schedule 16) Be compassionate in everything I do 17) Recognize that your perception is reality 18) Maintain a positive attitude 19) Keep you informed 20) Act with integrity


Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families
Health & Medicine, Seniors, Veterans & Military Families


We'll work with your schedule.


Multiple locations Woodbury, TN 37190



  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care
  • Crocheting
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 15 shift, 3 times a month is desired.
  • TB 2 part series (we cover cost). Auto insurance coverage.

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