Family Hospice provides compassionate care to persons with a life-limiting illness and their loved ones. A team of dedicated registered nurses, counselors and volunteers offers physical, emotional and spiritual support.
All services are based on the foundations of patient choice, dignity and respect.
Education: Completion of hospice volunteer training.
Experience: None Required
Certification: None Required
A VOLUNTEER MUST:
- Comprehend mission of hospice
- Relate with emotional stability and maturity
- Convey sensitivity to needs of others
- Perform functions with tolerance and acceptance
- Exhibit flexibility
- Complete Family Hospice training
OUR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
- Patient Visits
- Marketing / Public Relations
- Fundraising / Development
- Heartlinks Grief Program
After training is completed, volunteers determine the amount of time they would like to commit to hospice work. They can contribute time on a weekly, monthly or yearly basis. Any and all efforts are appreciated when helping us serve our patients and families.
Volunteers in hospice find it personally gratifying, intellectually stimulating, and emotionally meaningful to assist those in need at a critical point in their lives. Many volunteers consistently report that helping the terminally ill through hospice is not about dying but about living. By giving of yourself and your time, you can make a difference in someone’s life.
Please contact us today to learn more about helping.
5110 West Main St.
Belleville, IL 62226