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Become a Hospice Volunteer

Hosted by: St. Joseph Hospice

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Ongoing Opportunity

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Contact coordinator for times

Contact

Stacia Hunter
shunter@stjosephhospice.com
601-925-0418

About Become a Hospice Volunteer

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Do you consider yourself a caring person? If so, we would love for you to join our team! There is no greater honor than to impact the lives of others. It can bring you joy in knowing that you made the difference.

How can you help?

Make phone calls.
Walk a dog.
Hold a hand.
Write a letter.
Share memories.
Sing a song.
Deliver flowers.
Say a prayer.
Be a friend.

If you would be willing to donate your time and talent to assist our patients and their families, please contact Stacia Hunter, Volunteer Coordinator at (601) 925-0418. St. Joseph Hospice will offer an orientation program for anyone interested.

Application Process

This volunteering opportunity requires that the applicant complete a volunteer application and background check.

Volunteers must meet the following qualifications:

Confidentiality: Hospice volunteers should observe patients’ confidentiality by not discussing patients outside of direct contact with the hospice team. All volunteers must sign a statement of confidentiality.

Good health: Hospice volunteer coordinators will make appropriate volunteer assignments according to the volunteer’s physical capabilities and risk level.
Transportation: Hospice volunteers must be able to arrange transportation to and from their assignments.

Training: All hospice volunteers who wish to have direct patient contact must complete the St. Joseph Hospice Volunteer Training program.

Schedule: Hospice volunteers’ time will be assigned according to individual schedules; however, it’s expected that volunteers be able to accept the majority of requests for service and be available on short notice should the need arise.

Dress: Hospice volunteers don’t have to wear a uniform but must wear identification name tags at all times and dress appropriately.

Alcohol/drugs: Hospice volunteers are prohibited from visiting patients while under the influence of alcohol or nonprescription drugs.

This is a life changing opportunity for the volunteer, the patient and their families. We hope that you will join our team.


We're looking for volunteers who:

Care about:

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    Health and Wellness
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    Veterans
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    Seniors
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    Religion

Are a skilled:

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    Talker

Are interested in:

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    Pets
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    Fun & Games
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    Music
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