Southwest Louisville needs Volunteers!


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Wherever our Patients Call Home -Private Homes, Nursing or Assisted LivingLouisville, KY 40216


About

Be a friend by reading to someone or listening to their life stories. Visit with a patient while their caregiver attends a doctor appointment or goes to the grocery. Help us plan a special event or help in our office.

For more than 35 years Hosparus, a fully accredited non-profit hospice organization has provided care, comfort and counseling for people facing life-limiting illnesses in the Kentuckiana area.

  • Help a caregiver take a much needed break by sitting with a patient for a couple of hours
  • Sit with a dying patient who has no family or is alone while working as an 11h Hour volunteer
  • Support grieving family members through Grief Counseling Center
  • Serve on a committee for a fundraising event
  • Reach out to the community as a Hosparus ambassador
  • Sew care blankets to provide warmth and comfort to our patients
  • Enrich a patient’s time by sharing your musical abilities playing an instrument or a cd player in a home or facility setting
  • Share your professional skills with patients and families (must have a professional license for these services)
    • Massage Therapy
    • Hair Care
    • Pet Visits
  • Work with our administrative staff in the office with various projects: filing, organizing, computer work, entering data, prepare mailings, and many others
  • Recognize our veteran patients by making Veterans Recognition visits

Volunteer opportunities are available for you in the Southwest Community which covers Portland, Shively, PRP, Valley Station, Okolona, Fairdale and Bullitt County. .

For more information, please contact Charlotte Kostolnik, Volunteer Manager, at (502) 719-4155 or by email at ckostolnik@hosparus.org

Skills

  • Spanish
  • Massage Therapy
  • Administrative Support
  • Quilting
  • Hospice Care
  • Veteran Care

Good Match For

Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once weekly visits for 1-3 hours
  • Annual TB test and Flu shot
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