Become a Hospice Volunteer
Heartland Hospice Services
Enriching the lives of others has an amazing way of enriching our own. Join the team at Heartland Hospice as we strive to enrich the quality of our patients lives and their loved ones in their final weeks/months.
Our volunteers can visit patients, read to them, listen and engage in conversation/life review and provide much needed respite for caregivers.
All volunteers receive 16 hours of training, followed by ongoing guidance and support. When training is complete volunteers are assigned to patients in the area of their choice.
Please review our website for further details and to download an application:
About Heartland Hospice Services
4 East Rolling Crossroads, # 307, Baltimore, MD 21228, US
The mission of Heartland Hospice is to provide quality hospice care to patientse with a limited life expectancy, as well as support to their caregivers. The quality of life for those we serve is enhanced through specialized supportive care designed to meet the needs of the body, mind and spirit. Care is provided by an interdisciplinary team consisting of the Medical Director, Registered Nurse, Health Aide, Social Worker,Chaplain and Volunteers. Heartland Hospice strives to provide care to all who are eligible and need hospice care regardless of ability to pay.
Volunteers offer services in both our office setting and in the field directly engaging with patients and families.
A multitude of our volunteers provide emotional & spiritual support through friendly visits patients within their homes or care facilities. These volunteers offer compassionate companionship, advocacy and outreach to patients and families through conversation, reading, relief sitting, letter writing, running errands, assistance with hobbies, music enrichment and art and other forms of sensory stimulation. Another volunteer opportunity includes sitting vigil with patients who are actively dying and who have no family present with them.
Volunteers serve in Baltimore City & County, Anne Arundel, Howard and Harford Counties.