RSVP volunteers 55 and older provide companionship and emotional support to terminally ill patients in Amherst, Springfield, or Northampton, MA, in a Hospice facility or in the patient's home. Training, a CORI check and ongoing supervision is required. Volunteers do not give hands-on or medical care.
RSVP volunteers also provide fund raising support to Hospice Programs by helping in Northampton and Amherst thrift shops. These shops provide financial support to the hospice programs. Have fun receiving, displaying and selling donated items to benefit Hospice.
Contact Pat Sicard, email@example.com or 413-387-4558 x1 for more information about opportunities in Amherst and Northampton.
Contact Ginger Elliott, firstname.lastname@example.org or 413-387-4558 x5 for more information about opportunities in the Springfield area.
- Retail / Sales
- Hospice Care
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 55
- Orientation or Training
- One 3-4 hour shift weekly
- No personal loss within two years of volunteering