Hosparus - Southern Indiana Needs Volunteers


(38.285625,-85.824135)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

homes, nursing or assisted living faciitiesNew Albany, IN 47150


About

Be a friend by reading to someone or listening to life stories. Visit while the 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 Southern Indiana. If you live in the Kentuckiana area, volunteer opportunities are available for you in several Southern Indiana counties.

  • Help a caregiver take a much needed break by sitting with a patient for a couple of hours
  • Sit with a dying patient who may otherwise die alone
  • Support grieving families through the Grief Counseling Center
  • Serve on a committee for a fundraising event
  • Reach out to the community as a Hosparus ambassador
  • Sew care blankets and caps to provide warmth and comfort to our patients
  • Enrich a patient’s time by sharing your musical abilities in a home or facility setting by playing an instrument or a CD player
  • Share your professional skills with patients and families (must have a professional license for these services)
    • Massage Therapy
    • Hair Care
  • Work with our administrative staff in the office with various projects: filing, organizing, computer work, mailings, and many others
  • Recognize our veteran patients through the We Honor Veterans Program

To get started or for more information, please contact Vonya Gresham, Volunteer Manager, at 812-945-4596 or 1-800-895-5633.

Skills

  • Sewing
  • Massage Therapy
  • Stylist
  • Administrative Support
  • Hospice Care

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • annual TB test
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